New in Field Notes: Water quality modeling at YIBS

February 2, 2016
A water quality modeling project shows how much we can do with a deluge of data.

By Agnes Walton, YIBS Science Communication Fellow (

Katherine Weber, a Master’s student at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, received a YIBS Small Grant for her Master’s research on water quality modeling in summer 2015. Katherine’s model shows how water quality could be affected by converting forest land to farmland and also reveals how extreme weather events can impact the surrounding watershed.

Read the full story on the Field Notes blog.


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