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Researchers Developing Real-Time Electronic Monitoring For Coastal Waters
November 1, 2010
Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a cost-effective electronic monitoring system that will enable researchers to advance our understanding of critical coastal ecosystems by allowing users to track water-quality data from these waters in real time.
North Carolina State University
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