Fellowship Experiences

A blog by and about students supported by Maryland Sea Grant

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Lost in Translation: Traversing the Boundaries of Science and Policy

Jessica Foley • July 23, 2014

As a graduate student with imminent timelines and heavy emphasis on the scientific aspects of my research, I can easily become so consumed with this work that sometimes I lose sight of the wider, practical implications of the research. I know I am not alone in admitting this.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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