Current Projects

The RSC facilitates a variety of grant funded research projects through collaborations with multiple member universities and organizations. Scientific research projects include, but are not limited to, areas in biology, chemistry, geology, meteorology, environmental sciences, and archeology.

The RSC facilitates a variety of grant funded research projects through collaborations with multiple member universities and organizations. Scientific research projects include, but are not limited to, areas in biology, chemistry, geology, meteorology, environmental sciences, and archeology. – See more at: http://www.regsciconsort.com/support-rsc/grant-collaborations/#sthash.4imF34zc.dpuf

Featured Project

Northshore Buoy System

Nearshore Buoy System

Monitoring Weather, Water, and Wave
Conditions on Lake Erie with a
Coastal Storms Nearshore Buoy System.

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Current Projects conducted by and supported by the RSC and its members:

  • Investigation of E. coli Bacteria Levels within Sand Samples from Various Points in Swim Zones on Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA
  • Restoration of Lagoon Areas Dominated by Invasive Plant Species by Reintroducing and Monitoring the Effects of Native Plant Species on Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA
  • Effectiveness of Floating Wetland in the Decrease of Algal Growth in Pond with Erie County, PA
  • Detecting Pathogens in the Black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) in Erie County, PA
  • Investigation of the Mortality of Angler Released Yellow Perch and Walleye in PA Waters of Lake Erie
  • Monitoring of the Reproduction and Migration of Aquatic Invasive Round Goby Fish in PA Lake Erie Tributaries
  • Go Native! Erie – A Native Friendly Greenhouse Program
  • Monitoring and Developing Rapid Techniques to Monitor Bacterial Concentrations in the Swimming Waters of Presque Isle State Park
  • Monitoring Amphibian Populations on Presque Isle State Park
  • Prevalence and Lifecycle of Nematode, Eustrongylides sp., in Yellow Perch
  • Microplastics in Lake Erie and Presque Isle Bay
  • What Lies Beneath: Combining Archaeology and Geosicence to Model the Submerged Landscape of Lake Erie
  • Determining the Environmental impact of the Eggshell Microflora of Purple Martins (Progne subis)
  • Potential for the Restoration of Herbicide Treated Phragmites Beds in Presque Isle State Park
  • Incidence of Lyme Disease and Maternal Inheritance Patterns in White-tailed Deer Herd on Presque Isle State Park, Erie County, PA
  • Metagenomic Sequencing to Identify All Bacterial Content in the Waters of Presque Isle State Park
  • Prevalence of Babesia microti in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected from Presque Isle State Park
  • Effects of Artificial Sweetener Sucralose on the Foraging Behavior of Freshwater Snails
  • Potential For Seed Dispersal By Resident and Migratory Canada Geese Populations
 
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  • Current Projects

    Go Native! Erie

    A Native Friendly Greenhouse Program. Learn more »

    White-tailed Deer

    Lyme disease and maternal inheritance patterns on Presque Isle State Park. Learn more »

    What Lies Beneath

    Modeling the submerged landscape of Lake Erie.  Learn more »

 
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