Barcode Long Island Team Longwood Aquators
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Research Topic:
Biodiversity & trade
Taxonomic Group Studied:
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Effect of Human Population on Spring Lake, Yaphank Lake and Lake Panamoka Microbial Biodiversity
Annisha Wazed, Maha Mahmood, Amber Leon
Longwood High School, Suffolk
Lucinda Hemmick


The way of pollution is increasing as the world population is increasing. It is getting hard to find a component of nature that is not affected by pollution. Pollution is altering the environment. Water bodies are one of the many components of environment that are highly affected by various types of pollution. Even though environment enthusiasts are constantly looking out and remedying such constant happening of pollution. Often time, the local waters are neglected or unseen. As a result, it is hard to find a background scientific history of the local waters. Unfortunately, local waters don't attract the interest of the economic enthusiast who are funding these studies. So, we want to take this opportunity to conduct a microbial study of the local water body of Longwood School District. The primary aim of this study is to understand the effect of urbanization on the microbes in the local water body. Since most of the water for Long Island comes from groundwater or reservoir, it is nece


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