Our last summer sampling in Plum Island! We’re doing tidal creek import/export on 4 creeks, a water-column production and respiration experiment, marsh CO2 gas flux measurements, and helping out with the late summer metabolism transects (ramming). We’ll be back in October.
Mary and Brian measuring marsh CO2 exchange at various light levels.
Olivia and Elise measuring creek water flow using a towable adcp.
Brian collecting a creek water sample close to low tide.
Sunrise over the marsh. We leave at dawn to measure oxygen along a 24km estuary transect.