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Pond University

Pond University is a podcast that brings together aquatic scientists, landowners and pond professionals to discuss topics such as pond habitat, fish stocking, vegetation control and pond construction. It is part of the larger podcast network Natural Resources University and is funded by the Renewable Resources Extension Act.


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Aug 3, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Assistant Professor Jake Hosen from Purdue University. Jake is an aquatic scientist and limnologist with expertise in building sensors to measure water quality parameters. Jake talks to us about some of the basics of water chemistry and how things like salinity and pH can influence pond management. He also talks to us about the exciting technology that he is currently developing, including the potential for digital sensors for pond monitoring and management.  We hope you enjoy this episode!

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