Recent Trends in Water Quality in Response to Urbanization Across Waquoit Bay Estuaries


Researchers from MBL have been studying the input, distribution and fate of nutrients, and the responses of plankton in several Waquoit Bay estuaries with different levels of development. They have found marked differences in nutrients and phytoplankton in different areas, as well as differences in concentrations depending on the time of year. Hear about their findings and how they can be applied locally or globally.
Kelsey Chenowith, Research Assistant, Marine Biological Laboratory

Join us for an informal evening learning about innovative research happening around Waquoit Bay. Each week you will learn from a different scientist about how they do their research, what they are discovering, and how it applies to today’s issues.

Coffee & dessert provided.

Doors open at 6:00PM. There is no charge for the series, table seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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