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KU researchers conduct fieldwork in fields, streams, rivers and mountains

A team of researchers is sampling ticks throughout Kansas and Oklahoma to understand the risk of tick-borne diseases, which could help medical professionals better diagnose tick-related illnesses.

KU researchers conduct fieldwork in fields, streams, rivers and mountains

Admin Husic, civil, environmental and architectural engineering assistant professor, and his KU Ecohydraulics Lab are conducting field research in seven streams in Johnson County, Kansas, to better understand urbanization’s impact on water quality.

KU researchers conduct fieldwork in fields, streams, rivers and mountains

Editor’s note: Fieldwork provides invaluable insights about real-world environments and processes, expanding and reinforcing what researchers learn in classrooms, labs and collections.


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