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July 28, 2013
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SMART scholar

Oceanography graduate student lands scholarship supporting wetland research Growing up along Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Brandon Boyd spent a lot of time hunting for waterfowl and fishing for speckled trout in marshes and swamps. There, wetlands are a way … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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Sediment Sleuthing

Radioactive medicine being tracked through rivers A University of Delaware oceanographer has stumbled upon an unusual aid for studying local waterways: radioactive iodine. Trace amounts of the contaminant, which is used in medical treatments, are entering waterways via wastewater treatment … Continue reading