Urban Barcode Project Team dRAGonflies
Program:
Urban Barcode Project
Year:
2021-22
Research Topic:
Wildlife
Taxonomic Group Studied:
Animals: Invertebrate

Project:

Odonate Diversity in Van Cortlandt Park
Students:
Rachel Youngwood, Genevieve Paul, Abigail Behrendt
School:
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, The Bronx
Mentors:
Howard Waldman

Abstract:

We will collect Odonate specimens from different places in Van Cortlandt Lake and then analyze their DNA through extraction, amplification, and electrophoresis. We will then correlate which species were found relative to water quality in the different places in the lake.

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