PhytoChop Coastal Observatory

Welcome to the PhytoChop Coastal Observatory! 

PhytoChop is a state-of-the-art phytoplankton observatory located on the Horn Point research pier adjacent to the Choptank River. PhytoChop houses several state-of-the-art instruments in a climate-controlled enclosure that collectively provide a detailed view of the daily to seasonal changes in the phytoplankton community composition, activity, and environmental correlates.

General Contact
Greg Silsbe

Thank you to our funders for making this project possible:

Bailey Wildlife Foundation
National Science Foundation

NSF FSML 2022994