Samantha Gleich • February 25, 2019
I tend to think of phytoplankton as the “forests” of an aquatic environment. Much like trees in a terrestrial ecosystem, phytoplankton form the base of the aquatic food web and are critically important to the overall structure and function of an ecosystem. Read more . . .
Ethan Hain • December 17, 2018
I stumbled into my father’s rubber work boots as I peered out over the Chesapeake Bay in the cold November morning. His advice echoed through my ears, “If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late. If you’re late, you’re …” I’ve always found myself following his adage to a tee, which means I’d arrived at the Deal Island marina an hour before anyone else. Read more . . .
Watching the Forecasts to Measure the Storms: A white-water kayaker turned ecologist changes direction
Joel Bostic • November 6, 2018
Moving water has always captivated my attention. It started with the ocean: waves pulsing towards shore and breaking, offering endless intrigue. Rivers came next, especially swollen ones after heavy rains. Read more . . .