For her honors thesis Felix prepares a bioassay where she hopes to determine a relationship between harmful algal bloom formation and changes to salinity in the Chowan River of coastal North Carolina, in light of climate change-driven changes to hydrologic event patterns.
Taking a Secchi measurement in the Chowan River to determine clarity
Mixing nutrient additions for the bioassay
Click the link below to see the effort Felix is putting into her bioassay; she works quickly
Felix Evans Bioassay Video
Mitigating the Expansion of Harmful Algal Blooms Across the Freshwater-to-Marine Continuum, Hans W. Paerl, Timothy G. Otten, and Raphael Kudela
Has been awarded the top feature article of 2018 by Environment Science & Technology Journal.
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Paerl et al ES&T CyanoHABs along Continuum 2018