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Citizen Science: a day in the life of the Hudson River Estuary

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Every year, students all up and down the Hudson River estuary participate in A Day In The Life of The Hudson, a scientific “snapshot” of the river. This year, we were part of it!

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Chemistry: testing the water quality at Valentino Pier
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Biology: identifying critters
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Silverside? Mummichog? Let’s find out!

Recording site conditions, including wind direction and intensity using the Beaufort Scale.

Chemistry: pH, turbidity, salinity, temperature!

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“We found a rat hole!”
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“Quick! Put food in it!”
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Peering down the abandoned rat holes with binoculars

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