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Effects of Stratification by Suspended Sediments on Turbulent Shear Flows

Effects of Stratification by Suspended Sediments on Turbulent Shear Flows Villaret, C. and J.H. Trowbridge Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 96, No. C6, pp. 10659-10680, 1991 WHOI-R-91-002 Sediments suspended in turbulent flows of water over plane beds are known to influence the structure of the flows by which they are carried. Past attempts to model…

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Study Provides Measurement of Nitrogen Removal by Local Shellfish

Towns along Cape Cod and the Islands are looking to shellfish not only as tasty culinary treats, but also for help cleaning up waters degraded by excess nitrogen in the region. While nitrogen is essential for all plants and animals, too much nitrogen in ponds and waterways—often caused by fertilizer runoff and septic tanks—can fuel…

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Historic Shipwreck Management: Meeting of Experts

Historic Shipwreck Management: Meeting of Experts Hoagland, P. 23 pp., 1992, $3.00 WHOI-W-92-001 There has been spectacular growth in the demand for and resource value of submerged cultural resources such as historic shipwrecks. The pace at which technology is providing access to submerged cultural resources appears to have outstripped institutional abilities to ensure resource conservation.…

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Focal Points – Shellfish Aquaculture in Massachusetts

Focal Points – Shellfish Aquaculture in Massachusetts September 2000 – Shellfish aquaculture in Massachusetts is thriving! Though centuries old, the practice of farming shellfish is a fairly recent undertaking in the United States—within the last 150 years.

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