Testing the Water

A one-week course for would-be marine biologists
Testing the Water
Monday, December 1, 2014

It's late August, and, in addition to the usual incoming freshman ponderings—Did I choose the right major? Will I like my roommate?—Lauren Schnittger '13 and Jesica Waller '13 have another burning question.

Does gastropod morphology differ when it's exposed to wave action?

Happily, the two UNH freshmen are well positioned to learn the answer: They're at the Shoals Marine Lab on Appledore Island, two of the 12 students enrolled in Zoology 410, or Marine Immersion.

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