TS: "Standing guard on an asset as large as the Hudson or St. Lawrence is no simple task. We don't know when or where a threat will present itself or what form it will take. Monitoring must be done continuously, systematically and comprehensively."
Not only do our perfumes and pharmaceuticals contaminate Great Lakes fish, so do plastic microbeads in our personal care products, such as facial scrubs, shampoo and toothpaste...and by the tons. Dr. Sherri Mason of SUNY Fredonia leads the research.
Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)
A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. New cohort launching Sept. 25, 2015 in Beacon and on the Nantucket Lightship in NYC. Learn more and apply!
Learn how Beacon Institute of Clarkson University puts research, education and policy to work, expanding the understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystem restoration, economic development and quality of life.
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, a subsidiary of Clarkson University headquartered in Beacon, New York, is a not-for-profit environmental research organization engaging scientists, engineers, educators and policy experts in collaborative work focusing on real-time monitoring of river ecosystems. It aims to make the Hudson Valley a global center for scientific and technological innovation that advances research, education and public policy regarding rivers and estuaries.
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