my summer research is an iteration of a project that began with professor georgia smies, with students mariah durglo and victoria white.
working, also, with the CSKT wetlands department,
this summer i am exploring differences in carbon stock between created depressional wetlands, with historic depressional wetlands.
one hope i have is that carbon data can help support preservation efforts. as well, i hope that the work we do together will help update wetland mitigation policy to include carbon sequestration within their definition of ‘wetland functionality’.
if all goes well, i will have the opportunity to continue this research with a team from the CSKT natural resource department. we will continue to research relationships between wetlands and carbon entrainment, in a way that serves CSKT’s current work.