Microplastics Study of the Chesapeake Bay granted $1 Million for STEM Research
Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, received a $1 million grant for STEM research for the investigation of the impact of microplastics on maritime life, using the Chesapeake Bay as a showcase. Microplastics, particles of less than 5 millimeters, can be found in water samples around the Bay including rivers and streams, potentially affecting wildlife, plants and microorganisms, and work as a carrier for other man-made substances.
Monitor this and other sustainability and environmental subjects with the Decernis Praedixi system, an AI based intelligence gathering solution and early warning system.
Picture Credit Susanne Kuehne
Posted on 11 February 2021