Monthly Archives: January 2020

This is what hurricanes do: Caneel Bay Plantation is Dead

from the NY Times: <https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/travel/st-john-caneel-bay-resort.html > Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins Two years after back-to-back hurricanes struck St. John, the famed Caneel Bay Resort has not reopened. The storms’ lingering aftermath laid bare the eco-resort’s long-festering … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Development, Disaster Management, Small Island, Tourism

Ecobot App Raises $1M To Save Wetlands And Time

Thank you for the information, technology for protection and science through phones is a great way to get more information faster. Done are the days of slugging large instruments and equipment through the marsh and woods. Diana L. Muller, Executive … Continue reading

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Ecobot App Raises $1M To Save Wetlands And Time

This is the kind of resource planning tool that we’ve been waiting to see for many years. Moving the operation of the analytical and display issues directly to the resource policy managers. From Forbes <https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffkart/2019/12/17/ecobot-app-raises-1m-to-save-wetlands-and-time/#64d011b74ad2 > (See the website for … Continue reading

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Long Patch Article on Causes of Maryland Bad Air Quality

health & fitness Maryland’s Dirty Air: Quality, Greenhouse Gas Recorded By UMD Pollutants from smokestacks upwind, traffic, development density and proximity to water all contribute to Maryland’s air quality problems. By Deb Belt, Patch Staff                                                   Dec 19, 2019 11:42 am … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Climate Change, Close to Home, Health, Monitoring

Greetings from the Philippines!

Hello Family! Andy, George (his dad) and I made it to the Philippines after about 30 hours of travel. Luckily, it was 2:00 AM, so we had nothing to do but sleep. We were driven to McDonalds for a treat … Continue reading

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Dawn on Back Creek, 11 January 2020, temp 51°

Beautiful! We’re opening a new IMAX movie at work called "Expedition Chesapeake". Documentary style look at the intersection of nature and human impacts through the watershed. Jeff Corwin narrates and "plays the part" of a guest researcher with various groups … Continue reading

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Dawn on Back Creek, 11 January 2020, temp 51°

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