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Pilot Drone Mapping of Marsh Biomass and Species for estimating Vegetation Drag

Title: Pilot Drone Mapping of Marsh Biomass and Species for estimating Vegetation DragLead Investigator / onsite-contact: Heidi NepfAffiliation: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyThe flow resistance provided by coastal [...]

Transfer of a low-cost tidal wetland water level monitoring system: hyperlocal calculations of inundation and tidal datums for understanding change and restoration planning

Title: Transfer of a low-cost tidal wetland water level monitoring system: hyperlocal calculations of inundation and tidal datums for understanding change and restoration planning Affiliation: Okeanolog/WBNERR Funding Source:  NERRS Science [...]

Living with White Sharks

Wednesday, Feb 3 at 12:00PM -  Over the past decade, Cape Cod has emerged as the only known aggregation site for white sharks in the western North Atlantic. The now-predictable [...]

2021-01-27T16:07:00-05:00January 27th, 2021|News, Uncategorized|

Barrier Beaches as Specialized Habitat for Rare Moths

Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30PM -  Life’s a Beach...for Insects too. Barrier Beaches as Specialized Habitat for Rare Moths Coastal dune systems have been under-surveyed for moths. Two barrier beach systems, Dead [...]

2021-01-27T16:07:45-05:00January 27th, 2021|News|

Tackling microplastic pollution in Waquoit Bay

Project Title: Tackling microplastic pollution in Waquoit BayDate: 2019 Principal Investigator(s): Javier Lloret , Rut Pedrosa-PamiesAffiliation: Marine Biological LaboratoryLink to Cape Cod Times article: https://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20190810/tackling-microplastic-pollution-in-waquoit-bay  Additional Resources: Salt marsh sediments [...]

2022-03-01T09:16:09-05:00November 4th, 2019|2019, Salt marsh, Sediments|

Phragmites porewater geochemistry

Project Title: Phragmites porewater geochemistry Date: 6/2019-8/2019 Principal Investigator(s): Meagan Gonneea Affiliations: U.S. Geological Survey: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Summary: Methane is an important greenhouse gas produced [...]

2020-03-25T13:16:10-04:00October 30th, 2019|Salt marsh, Seagrass|

Trematode Parasites of Tritia obsoleta

Project Title: Trematode Parasites of Tritia obsoleta Date: 7/2018-8/2018 Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Dykman Affiliations: WHOI Summary: I am surveying populations of the Eastern Mudsnail (Tritia obsoleta) in Waquoit Bay to [...]

2019-10-30T15:12:46-04:00October 30th, 2019|Invertebrates, Wildlife|

HOBO RX3000 Nutrient Monitoring

Project Title: HOBO RX3000 Nutrient Monitoring Date: 7/2018-10/2018 Principal Investigator(s): Jacob Lacourse Affiliations: Onset Computer – Director of Hardware Engineering Summary: Nitrogen and phosphorous are essential nutrients for plants. Aquatic [...]

2019-10-30T15:09:48-04:00October 30th, 2019|Algae, Nitrogen|

USGS Drone Flights at Sage Lot Pond

Project Title: USGS Drone Flights at Sage Lot Pond Date: 7/2017-7/2018 Principal Investigator(s): Kevin Kroeger, Sandy Brosnahan, Meagan Gonneea Affiliations: USGS Summary: The U.S. Geological Survey in Woods Hole is [...]

2020-03-11T15:04:46-04:00October 30th, 2019|Salt marsh|

Landscaping for Resilience: All About the Trees

11/07/2019 - 11/07/2019 131 Waquoit Highway/Route 28 Map and Directions | Register Description:All About the Trees Featured Speaker: Russell Norton, Agriculture and Horticulture Extension Educator, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension When [...]

2019-10-24T14:30:37-04:00October 24th, 2019|News|

Wild About Estuaries

Saturday, September 14th 1:00PM - 4:00PM Activities: Discover Waquoit Bay by Boat - (US Fish & Wildlife) 1:00PM   2:45PM  3:15PM Wampanoag Clam Chowder Book Launch at 2:00PM - “How [...]

2019-09-06T15:28:19-04:00September 6th, 2019|Events, News|

The Ospreys’ Journey

09/13/2019 As the season comes to a close we'll have some last minute views of osprey on their nests before they head South. Discover where local birds may be spending [...]

2019-09-06T15:26:17-04:00September 6th, 2019|Events, News|

Estate Tour

09/12/2019 Enjoy the breeze and water view while learning the human history of this 1800's estate that is now a state park. Discover how different groups were connected to the bay [...]

2019-09-06T15:34:20-04:00September 6th, 2019|Events, News|

Duck Boats in the Bay

09/07/2019 Discover the rich history of Washburn Island that includes indigenous people, the US Military, and now the Waquoit Bay Research Reserve. Explore changes in land use and learn about [...]

2019-09-06T15:18:58-04:00September 6th, 2019|Events, News|

Can Oysters Help Restore the Bay

09/06/2019 Visit our aquaculture research site along the shore and discover how people are farming the sea to produce local food and why scientists are are exploring ways that shellfish [...]

2019-09-06T15:19:36-04:00September 6th, 2019|Events, News|

Osprey Watch

09/02/2019 Enjoy close-up viewing of osprey and their nests and find out why these amazing birds have rebounded after years of decline. Discover where these seasonal residents go in the [...]

2019-09-06T15:37:51-04:00September 2nd, 2019|Events, News|
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