Tag archive for Institute of Applied Ecology

Checking the vitals of a river

Hundreds of sensors along the 312-mile Savannah River will collect and transmit real-time data about water quality and quantity to scientists in a wide-ranging study of river ecology.

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of seeds and the river

In chilled white hands and fingertips reddened by a raw December rain, Gene Eidson holds the future: scruffy, pea-size packets of potential life. Winter is when the cypress trees drop their seed onto the ground and into tea-colored swamp water.

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