Tag Archives: Research

Troy University professors receive NOAA RESTORE Science Program grant

July 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead…

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TROY professor working to clean up mercury contaminated waterways

September 6, 2016
By Greg Phillips

A Troy University professor is conducting research that may help fight mercury contamination at water bodies throughout the country.

Dr. Carrie Miller, an environmental science professor at the Troy Campus, is researching the effects of sorbents (materials used to bind contaminants) on mercury contaminated soil gathered from a contaminated creek in Oak Ridge, Tenn., where…

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