We got the drone!

We acquired a drone to facilitate aerial photography and change over time analysis of the Plum Island Ecosystem research site. It’s also a lot of fun to fly!

Marsh Import/Export Study

To evaluate the import and export of suspended sediment, nutrients, dissolved inorganic carbon, and other materials to/from the Shad Creek tidal creek – marsh complex in Plum Island, Kevin undertook a 12 hour sampling over a full tidal cycle. The day started early! Sunrise just before low tide.   Kevin and Danielle measuring flow rates […]

Tidal Freshwater Marsh

  We visited the Rancocas tidal freshwater marsh site today for surface elevation table (SET) and marker horizon measurements.     Brian with a cryo-core showing the marker horizon.   Brian and Kevin conducting SET measurements.   Brian and Danielle go for a swim.