Twenty years ago, SERC scientists noticed that nitrogen was disappearing from streams all over the Chesapeake. Now they've finally figured out why, and found a way to measuring something that's vanishing into thin air.
News and Research
SERC scientists are working to bring a degraded stream back to health, and stop it from carrying torrents of pollution to the Bay. In the process, they'll come closer to uncovering what it takes to make stream restorations succeed.
SERC's LEED-Platinum Mathias Laboratory received a thumbs-up from the White House when it was given the "Building the Future" award, one of eight GreenGov Presidential Awards of 2015.
Restored wetlands can now enter the carbon market. A new methodology co-authored by Smithsonian scientist Pat Megonigal offers a way to create carbon credits for restoring tidal wetlands and seagrasses.
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