Science Department Spotlights
Student Spotlight: Joshua Mecca
Joshua Mecca, graduate assistant, presents his research of “Ocean Acidification and How It Affects Algae Strains Due to Global Warming”.#youtube("$content.youtube")
Under the guidance of Dr. Robin Ertl, Joshua demonstrated how algae samples changed based on the pH level of the water. After recording changes in the soil levels and testing isolated enzymes, Joshua concluded that the lower pH levels did have a negative effect on the algae strands.