citizen science

WFIT Features
4:18 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Citizen Science For A Troubled Indian River Lagoon

Citizen Scientist Tom Samm tests water from the Indian River.

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director Marine Resources Council (MRC) and Tom Saam, Member of Board of Directors of MRC and water quality tester, on the current conditions in the Indian River Lagoon Estuary.

The Indian River Lagoon provides livelihood and recreation for thousands along the East Coast of Florida. Recent die offs of marine mammals have caused concern for experts and identifying the issues affecting the Lagoon have proven to be difficult. As with any ecosystem with a multitude of interactions between the species, the cause and effect are complex and interconnected.

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