PIE LTER researchers from University of Massachusetts (Martha Mather, Sarah Pautzke) and Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (Kristen Ferry) in collaboration with PIE School Yard and Mass Audubon Salt Marsh Science educator Liz Duff create videos about Striped Bass migration and habitat use.
Why do Stripers migrate up to Plum Island Sound Estuary from as far away as the Chesapeake and Delaware Bay?
Why Stripers Go, Part 1 (8 minutes)
Why Stripers Go, Part 2 (10 minutes)
How are Striped Bass using the Plum Island estuary habitats? Are there hot spots where they like to hang out? Learn about Radio Telemetry Research conducted by UMass-Amherst (Dr. Martha Mather and Sarah Pautzke)
Bass Habitat Use Part 1, (9.5 minutes)
Bass Habitat Use Part 2, (7.5 minutes)
Jim Morris, PIE LTER Co-PI, Director of Belle Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences discusses whether coastal wetlands can survive a higher rate of sea-level rise at the Seagrant Climate Network Workshop 2009.
Sealevel rise and coastal wetlands