College students investigate the human impact on water sedimentation

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Grupo de estudiantes que investigan sedimentación en el agua del Río Loco junto al profesor Dr. Jorge Ortiz (extrema derecha) y Rector Carlos Severino (al centro).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In an effort to understand the origin of the sediments that reach the waters of the Guanica Bay which are affecting its marine ecosystem; eleven undergraduate, masters and doctorate students will be collecting samples from different zones in the southeast area of the Puerto Rico. This initiative is part of the project: Human Impact to Coastal Ecosystems in Puerto Rico (HICE-PR), sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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