Barry Marcel of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, left, and ERDC-EL’s Dr. Burton Suedel measure and weigh Chesapeake Bay oysters for their unique research experiment on oyster responses to varying sediment levels found in the James River. The data will be used by the Norfolk District in addressing environmental concerns over yearly dredging operations.

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