Citizen scientists high up in the Rocky Mountains today were “blitz-ing” for water samples at hundreds of locations through the Rocky Mountain National Park. Researchers are massing together to monitor water conditions all over the park — at approximately the same instant in time.

This research, which can only be accomplished with the outstanding efforts of many citizen science volunteers, will help guide professionals on understanding the greater habitat, and how and where external nutrients like fertilizers and other pollutants are affecting the environment.
“‘Blitz’ to test water at hundreds of locations in Rocky Mountain National Park” :: Rocky Mountain News :: August 11, 2008 :: [ READ ]

 

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