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Science Museum researcher travels to Greenland for an international research project on water quality in the face of climate change

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Posted by
Sarah Imholte
Dr. Adam Heathcote, a scientist at the Science Museum's St. Croix Watershed Research Station, recently traveled to southwestern Greenland as part of an international research expedition. 

The trip was Heathcote's second field campaign to Greenland, part of an international project that examines how some of the most pristine lakes in the world are changing in the face of rapid climate change. 

The research team spent two weeks hiking across the tundra and collecting water, sediment, and other samples from rarely-visited lakes with unique ecological features.
 
Read more about the Greenland expedition on Field Notes, the Research Station's blog. And follow Dr. Healthcote on Twitter for a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a water quality researcher! 
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