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FIU Ph.D students out in the Everglades (Photo by: Cristina Lebron)

FIU Ph.d student researches saltwater intrusion in the Everglades

Sea level rise is a growing problem in the South Florida community. It is a threat to drinking water aquifers and growing infrastructure, which makes it not only an environmental issue but also an economic and societal matter. Miami-Dade County’s drinking water comes from the Biscayne aquifer, which is located underneath the Everglades. Scientists are trying to determine in what ...

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