Stubbins lab conduct winter 26-hour sampling program

On the weekend of January 24, the Stubbins lab conducted the latest “26 Hours on the Marsh” sampling program on the bluff at Groves Creek. the team collected water samples throughout two complete tidal cycles, during both the day and night. In addition to the Stubbins team, researchers from the University of Tennessee and Florida State University also joined the program.

The outdoor lab on the Groves Creek bluff.

The outdoor lab on the Groves Creek bluff.

Zac Tait, Thais Bittar, Rob Spencer (FSU) and Aron Stubbins prepare for a sample collection.

Zac Tait, Thais Bittar, Rob Spencer (FSU) and Aron Stubbins prepare for a sample collection.

Zac Tait collects a water sample from a skiff tied to the bank.

Zac Tait collects a water sample from a skiff tied to the bank.

Zac gets a hand from Thais climbing up the bank.

Zac gets a hand from Thais climbing up the bank.

Thais and Zac begin to process the water sample.

Thais and Zac begin to process the water sample.

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