News: Student Sediment Study in Press Democrat

April 25, 2013
Student using a GPS device under a bridge

Photo: Beth Schlanker

SSU, County Team Up to Study Copeland Creek

by Jeremy Hay Press Democrat. photo: Beth Schlanker

"In the dry and rocky bed of Copeland Creek, hemmed in by blackberry bushes, Chase Takajo used a GPS device to look for the right spot to set a trap.

The Sonoma State University senior would set two, each designed to catch and measure the sediment carried from Sonoma Mountain toward the Laguna de Santa Rosa.

The work is part of a long-range effort to restore the nine-mile long waterway..." > more at Press Democrat: SSU, County Team Up