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Discovery Lab to be held at VIMS Tuesday

A Discovery Lab on marine technology will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point.

This lab will showcase technology used by scientists to explore marine environments, and give participants hands-on experience using “tools of the trade.” VIMS Ph.D. student Lidia Bienlien will give a short talk at 6:30 on how researchers at VIMS are using drone technology to study harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.

This event is hosted by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in the Catlett-Buress Research and Education Lab at VIMS. Registration for this free public event is required due to limited space. Visit or call 804-684-7061 for more information. ...

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