I got my ‘Eye on Water’
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I got my ‘Eye on Water’

Before writing this post, I did a quick search of UNdertheC looking for any hits related to ‘citizen science’, and surprisingly, nothing came up. I guess this means this will be the first post, tangentially related, to what is known as citizen science. So what is citizen science? The formal definition is: ‘the collection and … Continue reading

Why Water Quality Matters
Guest Posts / How do we science?

Why Water Quality Matters

This guest post was written by Kellen Lauer.  Kellen just completed her Master’s degree in Marine Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.  She studies recreational water quality in the Noble lab at UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences.  Kellen’s research focuses on tracking fecal contamination to its source. As the weather takes a turn away from frigid winter … Continue reading