The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged swmp

  • Key upgrades made to monitoring program equipment

    | July 31, 2006

    May’s flooding washed away two of the Reserve’s water data-logger units used for the System-Wide Monitoring Program (SWMP). Replacing the units was well timed, though, as equipment upgrades now allow public access to “real-time” data on weather and water quality.

  • Assessing risk: ASSETS

    Wells Reserve Contributor | July 17, 2006

    Too many nutrients can cause more algae growth than an estuary can support. Excess algae leads to decreased oxygen in the water and other symptoms that if left unchecked can completely devastate a marsh. This process is known as eutrophication. Scientists are now developing a tool to help address eutrophication in estuaries.

  • ASSETS-SWMP Data Synthesis Workshop

    | June 12, 2006

    The Wells Reserve is collaborating with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) to determine the extent of eutrophication in five northeastern reserves.

  • SWMP 10th anniversary report is out

    | December 2, 2005
    The NERR system just released a 10th anniversary report on the activities, achievements, and growth of the System-Wide Monitoring Program. You can download the PDF at the NERRS website. You can learn more about the program by following the links under Monitoring on that site. Visit our Monitoring page …