Oysters are filter feeders that can help clean up the Chesapeake Bay, right? Many have seen the various web videos showing a dozen or so bivalves clearing a murky fish tank in just an hour. But are they such ecological superheroes that each one can siphon 50 gallons of water in a day? Is it true?
Healthy Harbors are important for both the communities that surround them and the animals that live in them. Urban waterfronts, including harbors and ports, are a defining feature of coastal cities and serve as gateways to the rest of the world.
Just prior to all non-essential faculty and staff being ordered to work from home back in mid-March, Communications Specialist David Ferraris had a chance to sit down with Dr. Jamie Pierson in what has become the first in a series of faculty interviews.