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AFSRC Picture of the Week, August 17, 2009
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 Employee collecting water samples from pots

Derek Hall, Physical Science Technician, collects drainage water samples from plant microcosms. A variety of plants are being tested for their abilities to attenuate the movement of fecal coliform bacteria and metals beyond the root zone. The plants are also being tested for their abilities to survive repeated flood and drought cycles encountered in stormwater biofiltration systems.

Photo by Susan Boyer

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