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UNC Postdoctoral Scholar John Gardner’s Study Featured in GRL and Other Publications

An aerial view of the Mississippi River.

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The Department of Geological Sciences own postdoctoral scholar John Gardner’s recent paper has been published in Geophysical Research Letters and featured in online articles including: Salon, LiveScience, Nature, Weatherand the Daily Mail. Gardner works in the Global Hydrology Lab with Dr. Pavelsky. The research study involves the examining of river water color as a measure for water quality and to further understanding of changing river ecology. River water color patterns were studied using satellite  remote sensing records between 1984 and 2018.