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Fellowship Experiences

A blog by and about students supported by Maryland Sea Grant

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Conowingo Dam Traps Less Sediment, a Challenge to Bay Restoration

Qian Zhang • June 10, 2014
The Conowingo Dam, located near the mouth of the 464-mile long Susquehanna River, can no longer trap sediment and nutrients (mainly nitrogen and phosphorus) from the upstream watershed as efficiently as it used to.  Read more . . .
Heterocapsa rotundata, a species of phytoplankton

Sampling the Bay in Winter: Investigating Cold Water Mysteries

Nicole Millette • June 2, 2014
Meet Heterocapsa rotundata, a species of phytoplankton that is about 10 micrometers in length.
While this organism might not look that impressive at first glance, to me this is the most important organism in the Chesapeake Bay and could impact striped bass abundance.  Read more . . .
Carlos and Jenn with fish

Welcome to Fellowship Experiences

Mike Allen • May 15, 2014
Maryland Sea Grant is excited to introduce its newest outlet for sharing stories about our science and education activities – Fellowship Experiences: A Maryland Sea Grant Student Blog.  Read more . . .