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CREST Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment

Pollutants are having devastating effects on ecosystems including the plants, animals and people who depend on them. The Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment (CAChE) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) that tackles one of the most complex challenges: environmental contamination. Learn more about our Research:

CREST student publishes essay

CREST graduate student, Angelica Moncada, recently published an essay on diversity and inclusion in the Journal of American Fisheries Society. Her essay touches on the importance of opening doors to traditionally underrepresented groups in scientific fields, a valuable topic that is worth reading by all in Academia and beyond.


Preserve Our Fragile Ecosystems

Support CREST’s graduate student fellowships in our fight to protect our region’s water quality


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