Research at the Reserve: Trends in Water Quality in Response to Urbanization across Waquoit Bay


Virtual Presentation: Tuesday, February 23

6:30PM - 7:30PM

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 Chenoweth, Research Assistant, Marine Biological Laboratory


Join us from the comfort of your home for an informal evening learning about innovative research happening around Waquoit Bay. Each session you will meet a local scientist who will share how they do their research, what they are discovering, and how it applies to today’s issues. There will be ample time for questions and discussion.

Brew up a hot drink, settle down into your favorite armchair and join us to learn something new. We can’t provide the cookies this year, but each week we’ll provide a favorite staff cookie recipe you can try on your own.

Please register below; a zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the presentation.

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Co-sponsored by Waquoit Bay Reserve, Friends of the Waquoit Bay Reserve, MA Department of Conservation & Recreation, NOAA

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