NSA students man research vessel

Tracy Agnew, The Suffolk News-Herald
A crew of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy students manned the “Ocean Explorer” on area waters Friday to study water quality and biodiversity in the waterways. Students from Laura George’s advanced placement environmental science class conducted water tests for salinity and temperature, examined mud grabbed from the bottom and investigated wildlife caught in a trawl, including a ray, blue crabs, snails and a variety of fish. “We have been talking about water quality and biodiversity throughout the year, so it was a great way to culminate and review,” George said.

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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.