Runoff and Occurrence of Mud Snails
Using visual data of estuarine shorelines from unoccupied aircraft around mainland areas in Carteret County, compare occurrence of mud snails (Illynassa obsoleta) and obvious areas of point source runoff. Mud snails are sensitive to tri-butyl tin, a byproduct of road traffic and runoff and over time populations can disappear in areas where they should be abundant.
Authors: Amy Sauls; EARTH Satellite Workshop, August 8, 2016, Beaufort
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