Student Stories

Stephanie Siemek works in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to evaluate how effective riparian buffers—vegetated areas near streams that help shade and protect that stream—are in reducing nutrients in groundwater before being discharged into streams.
Katie Martin is discovering the different ways septic wastewater is contaminating local waterways.
Horn Point Laboratory graduate student Christine Knauss is examining how plastic pollution is affecting oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Listen as she explains the impact of microplastics on oyster larvae.