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Organic matter and grain size comparisons in river sediments: Final thoughts

I cannot believe the REU program is almost over and we leave on Friday! I’m really going to miss all of the REUs and the other people I have met here at UTMSI, as well as living right on the

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Analyzing Oscillic Zone Sediments: Update

Wow, these past weeks have been crazy and exciting! The Hardison and McClelland labs have been bustling with activity. Two weeks ago we journeyed into Tropical Storm Bill to collect sediment cores from the Mission River. Sopping wet but satisfied

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River sediments and nutrients

Hi everyone! My name is Sierra Melton and this fall I will be a sophomore at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, where I am studying geology and environmental science. This summer I am excited to be working with Dr. Jim

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Nitrogen transformations in rivers

My name is Tricia Light, and I’m a junior majoring in chemistry at Scripps College in Claremont, California. This summer I’m working with Dr. Amber Hardison and Dr. Jim McClelland as part of a 3-year study on the “oscillic freshwater

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