U-M Biological Station students publish research on Northern Michigan water quality

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Last spring, Haley Divis, Mikaela Bradley, Ashley Mark, and Erin Rodewald ventured up to the University of Michigan Biological Station to take their field chemistry lab. A year later, as sophomores, they are officially published researchers.

“Sediment Pond Efficacy: Case Study in Petoskey, MI” recently appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of the University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Journal.

In the paper, the authors investigate whether or not a sediment drainage pond is an effective management tool for filtering heavy metals and gasoline pollutants from stormwater flowing into Lake Michigan.

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