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Studying the Effects of Marine Diesel Fuel on Marsh Grass

Published on: 10/27/2023
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NCCOS researchers and partners are studying the effects of marine diesel fuel on marsh grass. For this study, the scientists are using a recently developed system (pictured here) that enables them to raise and lower the water levels, simulating a tidal system. Dive deeper into this study: https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/studying-the-effects-of-marine-diesel-fuel-on-marsh-grass/

A 12 gallon bucket with small pots of tall grass set in the bottom and surrounded by water.

Several rows of 12 gallon buckets on raised benches. Tall grass sticks out of some buckets.

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