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.
Thank you to our funders for making this project possible:
Bailey Wildlife Foundation
National Science Foundation
NSF FSML 2022994