People in Aquatic Health

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     Mike Unger and George Vadas preparing to take another sediment grab from the Elizabeth River, a sub-estuary to the James River. The Unger lab keeps busy using numerous techniques, including biosensors, to monitor the effectiveness of PAH remediation efforts.  Courtesy of Unger lab
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     Shellfish Pathology Laboratory staff member Rita Crockett evaluating the health of aquacultured oyster larvae.  Courtesy of Carnegie lab
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     Dr. Juliette Smith sampling for harmful algal bloom (HAB) cells in the Nauset Marsh Estuary System, Cape Cod, MA.  Photo courtesy of Juliette Smith
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     Shellfish Pathology Laboratory student Lydia Bienlien sampling experimental oysters in the York River.  Courtesy of Carnegie lab
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     Anna Huntley Coffey pulls a crab pot while Jeff Shields prepares to sort the crabs into coolers. Studying disease ecology in crabs provides us with valuable information on the how pathogens can affect our important marine resources.  Courtesy of Shields lab
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     Mark LaGuardia collecting samples in a effort to determine the burden and distribution of flame retardants in the Yadkin River, NC.  Photo: Matt Mainor
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