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AFSRC Picture of the Week, August 10, 2009
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Employee labelling sample pots

Laura Cooper (Biological Science Technician) labels pots in preparation to study the drought hardiness and ability of various plants to filter contaminants from stormwater in bioinfiltration (rain garden) systems. Bioinfiltration systems are receiving a great deal of attention for management of stormwater runoff and AFSRC scientists are studying plant resources collaboratively with the USDA-NRCS Appalachian Plant Resources Center and constructed soil technologies to optimize the performance of the systems.

 

Photo by Susan Boyer

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