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Baltimore, Maryland is a major city situated on the Chesapeake Bay- a sprawling 64,000 square mile watershed. Currently, the Chesapeake is facing an environmental crisis due to pollutants. Scientist Claire Welty of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County is monitoring the travel times of pollutants in the urban streams in and around Baltimore. Through her research, she hopes to gain an understanding of the urban water cycle, and how municipalities can better prevent pollutants from contaminating the greater watershed. Published on Jul 12, 2013

EarthSayersClaire Welty
OrganizationsNational Science Foundation; NBC Learn
EarthSayers RatingRecommended
CountryUnited States
Dateunknown
FormatSeries
Member of Special CollectionSustainability:Water by NBC Learn and NSF
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