Volunteer team working on UEA Broad

UEA Broad Time-Series Project

A team of undergrad student volunteers will be working on the UEA broad project for the coming weeks. Led by a funded internship through UEA’s springboard programme (http://www.uea.ac.uk/internships) a team of students will be running the project, collating and managing the data, making additional measurements and trying to establish a sustainable model for the project to continue as a student-run volunteer project into the future.

For the past ~2 years regular (weekly) water samples have been taken from the lake by me and a couple of PhD student volunteers and analysed for a wide range of biogeochemical parameters including inorganic and organic nutrients, major ions, pH, conductivity, carbonate chemistry etc by the excellent analytical labs in the School of Environmental Sciences. This dataset is pretty unique in its broad range of chemical parameters measured at such high resolution, but there are some key measurements missing. For instance, we don’t…

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