"Methane has been studied extensively, but in Arctic systems, we don’t know how much of it is building up in these lakes and what happens to it. Some of these lakes could be producing huge amounts of methane."
The winners of the Nutrient Sensor Challenge were announced at a special awards session at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography Aquatic Sciences (ASLO) meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Thursday, March 2.
With the fate of the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population in question, stakeholders ranging from watermen to environmentalists hope to look past any differences to reach a common goal—enhance the shellfish resource and fishery.
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography has awarded Dr. Walter R. Boynton this distinguished honor in recognition of his research to solve environmental problems and shape policy with long-lasting impacts on estuarine ecosystems.