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World Wetlands Day: The importance of Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas


February 1, 2021

By Caroline Buchanan, Soil and Water Sciences graduate student February 2, 2021, is the 50th celebration of World Wetlands Day. The goal is to raise awareness about the value of wetlands for the planet and all living things that rely ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Caroline Buchanan, Florida Everglades, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Special Topics, World Wetlands Day
wide angled view of Florida Everglades

Soil and Water Sciences alumna’s job revolves around phosphorus


December 18, 2020

Sue Newman, a 1991 Soil and Water Sciences Ph.D. alumna, reflects on her time at UF and her career at the South Florida Water Management District. As a scientist with SFWMD, she has focused on restoring the Everglades for nearly 30 years. Specifically, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Florida Everglades, Phosphorus, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Sue Newman
Everglades wetlands area

More microorganisms than first thought may contribute to process of increasing mercury toxicity


July 3, 2019

New research published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology indicates the types of microorganisms that could transform mercury into methylmercury is higher than previously thought. The study took samples from four sites in the ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Andrew Ogram, Florida Everglades, Hee-Sung Bae, Mercury, Methylmercury, Periphyton, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

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