MBRP November Update in Pictures 2012/11/28 maougon In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the month started off in Stuyvesant as our students filled the auditorium for lectures on the science and impacts of hurricanes. Despite the challenges of displacement and gridlock caused by the floods, MBRP students rose to the occasion, walked miles for available transportation, and attended the Green Careers fair hosted by the Nature Conservancy. MBRP students jump back into gear and kick start the nitrification cycles in their Aquatic Ecosystem Models. In this image, they’re weighing out a fractional amount of Ammonium Chloride to feed the nitrifying bacteria. Aquatic Ecosystem Model in its beginning stage of assembly with substrate added and nitrification cycle started. Senior MBRP students contemplating solutions to improve the Hudson River Estuary. Harbor SEALs Thanksgiving dinner with visiting alumni. 3 Harbor SEALs birthday girls – Tahirah, Rachel, and Stephanie. …and to finish the month off, Senior MBRP students volunteer at The River Project to help them dry off after Sandy interrupted their operation on Pier 40. For more images click here.