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    • Methods for Determining New Biovolumes for Copepods and Cladocerans 

      Binggeli, Casey; Waring, Allison; Mihuc, Timothy (Scientia Discipulorum: SUNY Plattsburgh, 2011)
      Zooplankton are an important component of the food web in freshwater lake ecosystems. Despite there being an abundance of density data for zooplankton taxa in these lakes, there is very little information that exists about ...
    • Micro-plastic Bioaccumulation in Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) of Lake Champlain 

      Moseman, Erin (2015)
      Micro-plastics are discharged into watersheds through wastewater treatment plant effluent and onward into waterbodies. Studies have shown that micro-plastics are bioaccumulating within aquatic organisms found in both fresh ...
    • Micro-plastic Pollution: A Comparative Survey of Wastewater Effluent in New York 

      Chaskey, Elizabeth; Hirsch, Taylor; Drake, Todd; Ehmann, Karyn; Chu, Yvonne (2014)
      Micro-plastics are hypothesized to be discharged into the waterways through wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluent. Students from SUNY Fredonia, jointly with students from SUNY Plattsburgh, have conducted a survey of ...
    • Microaggression Prevalence in a Mid Sized College 

      Gaston, Venessa (2015)
      Microaggressions are defined as everyday verbal or nonverbal exchanges that convey contemptuous and derogatory messages that may be interpreted as acts of non-physical aggression. They can also be described as subtle acts ...
    • Microplastic Bioaccumulation in invertebrates, fish, and cormorants in Lake Champlain 

      Hammer, Chad; VanBrocklin, Hope (2016)
      It is estimated in the United States that 8 trillion microbeads enter our waterways daily. Microplastics are typically discharged into local watersheds through wastewater treatment plant effluent and marine debris, with ...
    • Microplastic Biomagnification in Invertebrates, Fish, and Cormorants in Lake Champlain 

      Putnam, Alexandra; Clune, Alexis; Buksa, Brandon; Hammer, Chad; VanBrockin, Hope (2017)
      Microplastics are plastic particles that are microplastics, which are pellets commonly found in personal care products, and secondary microplastics, which are degraded plastics. Microplastics have made their way into ...
    • Microplastic Biomagnification in Invertebrates, Fish, and Cormorants in Lake Champlain 

      Stewart, James; Walrath, Joshua; Putnam, Alex; Hammer, Chad; VanBrocklin, Hope; Buksa, Brandon; Clune, Alexis (2018)
      The goal of this research was to determine whether microplastics (MP) are uptaken by invertebrates, fish, and Phalacrocorax auritus (double-crested cormorants) resident to Lake Champlain. We did so by quantifying and ...
    • Microplastic Pollution: A Survey of Wastewater Effluent in Plattsburgh, NY 

      Buksa, Brandon; Niekrewicz, Thomas (2016)
      Microplastic pollution in freshwater ecosystems is an emerging topic in aquatic pollution science. Primary microplastics were designed to be small (e.g., microbeads, pre-production plastic nurdles) and secondary microplastics ...
    • Microplastic Pollution: A Survey of Wastewater Effluent in the Lake Champlain Basin 

      Moriarty, Melissa; Lee, Erin; Brown, Sadie; Buksa, Brandon; Niekrewicz, Thomas; Barnes, Jason; Chaskey, Elizabeth (2018)
      Microplastic is defined as particulatefragments, fibers, films, foams, pellets, and beads. Microplastic pollution was first documented in the 1970s and interest has grown from initial characterization, to effects within ...
    • Monitoring the Efficacy of Biological Control Agent Ladybird Beetles to Manage Scale Insects 

      Goldman, Jessica (2015)
      There are multiple methods in which pests, or nuisance species, can be removed from infected target plants. One approach is via biological control, which is when a living organism is used to control or manage a pest, ...
    • Moving Beyond the Transmission of Feedback: Strategies to Engage Students 

      Squires, Maureen (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
      Feedback is an essential element of formative assessment. For students to grow, deepen their thinking, and improve their writing, they must understand and apply instructor comments. Moreover, students must be active ...
    • Multiliteracy Memes 

      Bell, Kyle (2014-09)
      Kyle Bell graduated from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh in the spring of 2014. He has embarked on an accelerated B.A./M.A. TESOL from Stony Brook University. In "Multiliteracy Memes," Bell uses ...
    • My Reflections on Charleston 

      Stewart, Margaret (2013)
      My reflections from Charleston: It was my first time attending, and there was so much going on and so many workshops offered that I wasn't prepared to figure out what the best course of action should be. I followed the ...
    • The Myers Experience 

      Kelly, Emma (2015)
      Emma Kelly found her inspiration in 7th grade with a teacher who gave her artful direction and skills that took her through to college.
    • Natural History Interpretation of Rugar Woods 

      Gray, Stephanie; Krech, Jennifer; Domenico, Joshua (2019-05)
      Rugar Woods Interpretive Nature Trail is a <1mile loop in the woods behind the SUNY Plattsburgh fieldhouse. The trail meanders along a stream and provides natural history learning opportunities in the form of 23 interpretive ...
    • Nearshore Fish Community Analysis On Northwestern Lake Champlain 

      Reyes, Alejandro; Smith, Caleb; Maynard, George; Snavely, Eric; Garneau, Danielle (Scientia Discipulorum: SUNY Plattsburgh, 2013)
      Community surveys are necessary sources of information needed to properly manage fisheries. These surveys detail important historical data concerning past fish assemblages and the previous status of recreational game fish. ...
    • Neurological Predictors of Persistent Versus Recovered Developmental Stuttering 

      McGrattan, James (2016)
      Developmental stuttering affects ~5% of preschool-aged children. While stuttering disappears in the majority of these children within 3 years after onset, it persists into adulthood in 1% of children. Determining anatomical ...
    • "A new Champion in the Ranks of Freedom": Vermont's Whigs React to the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 

      Begin, Amanda (2016-04-30)
      Vermont abolitionist and anti-slavery Whig newspapers in 1851 contain many articles denouncing the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Through an analysis of Vermont abolitionist newspapers, this paper will trace the several main ...
    • The New Learning Center Memes 

      Soriano, Juan (2015)
      Juan Soriano has created a new series of memes about the Learning Center.