September 21, 2020
“We were traveling to some of these sites four times per week in between classes – Beargrass Creek, Bernheim Forest and all over. We needed something more efficient,” said junior applied geography major and Grawemeyer Scholar Sam Kessler.
The students invented a patent-pending tool made from PVC pipe containing a special type of sediment material in mesh bags, which they can leave in the stream and read just once per month, according to a news release from the university.
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