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Analysis of Charles River (MA) Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Using a Prototype

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This project utilizes robotic submersible technology to characterize submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) blooms in the Charles River (MA) at the organismal, molecular and atomic levels. Data from this research will be useful in devising methodologies to control SAV contamination in the waterways of Massachusetts and other regions of the Northeast.

Grant Award Year: 2012-2013

 

Water topics: 
Rivers
Watershed & Water Quality