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

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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