PhytoChop Coastal Observatory

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Phytochop logo, a collage of phytoplankton and the nsf logo

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

NSF FSML 2022994