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New Technology for Scanning Sediment

September 2019 (approx.)

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(Left) EPA and Kent State University scientists (left-to-right), Dr. Janet Nestlerode, Taylor Michael, and Dr. Elizabeth Hinchey, on the R/V Muskie with the SPI cam. (Right) High-resolution image of a cross-section of the sediment including the sediment water interface to ~25 cm below surface from a site in the central basin of Lake Erie. Visible are various strata of the sediment, including a thin periphyton surface, quagga mussels, redox layers, and macroinvertebrate organisms in their tubes and burrows.


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