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Impressions on the MBL REU Program | UIW Blog

Impressions on the MBL REU Program | UIW Blog

By Veronica Martinez-Acosta and Shannon O’Bryant Veronica Martinez-Acosta, associate professor of biology at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, is co-director of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (REU)  at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Mass. UIW student Shannon O’Bryant and Martinez-Acosta share their first impressions

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Monitoring Carbon Emissions to Support Coastal Salt Marsh Restoration | Jim Tang

Monitoring Carbon Emissions to Support Coastal Salt Marsh Restoration | Jim Tang

By Jim Tang Coastal wetlands, including salt marshes, mangroves, and sea grass, have a strong capacity to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. By storing “blue carbon” in marine plants, organisms, and soil, coastal wetlands can offset human emissions of carbon dioxide from burning gasoline and coal. Members of my lab, including postdoctoral scientist Faming

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