News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Environmental studies and biology students, Kajsa Newton ’19 and Dylan Powell ’19, gave poster presentations on their St. Mary’s Project research at the spring 2019 meeting of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society, which is a regional affiliate of the international Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation.

Newton’s research used geospatial analysis to quantify coastal marsh and forest dynamics in response to climate change; Powell developed long-term wetland monitoring protocols for salt marshes located on the campus of St. Mary’s College.

The meeting was held April 4 – 6 at the Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center in Woodbridge, Virginia.

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