Chemical Oceanography

 

There were two programs that Dr. Hu was facilitating.  The description  condenses the two that I observed:  This project studies the cycling of nutrients, particularly carbon, through ecosystems to track nutrient processing and food web interaction.

 

 

Who We Are

Dr. Xinping Hu, his assistant Cherry, Researcher Hingie, Researcher Yao, and Researcher Melissa

What We Did

Hingie  and Cherry working in lab analyzing water samples

Hingie and Cherry working in lab analyzing water samples

 

What We Learned

I was involved in transcribing the data collected from the cruise the researchers participated in on the east coast.

Questions We Have

How will this impact us in our world?

Why are we studying this?

Has this been studied in the past?  Is the data being compared now?

Connections to Teaching

Connections to teaching: the importance of accurate data gathering and recording – as well as transcribing collected data correctly.