Teachers: Jennifer Hampel, North Bend High School
                      Christina Geierman, North Bend High School

Researcher: Ryan Mueller, Oregon State University

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Lesson: Declining Seagrass Abundance

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Anchoring Phenomenon

Declining Seagrass Abundance

Driving Question

Why has seagrass abundance declined in some Oregon estuaries?

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Team Eelgrass ORSEA 2019-20


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The 2019-20 ORSEA materials are based upon work supported by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub, as well as the National Science Foundation Regional Class Research Vessels under Cooperative Agreement No. 1333564 Award: OCE-1748726. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.