Barcode Long Island Team Team KAZ
Barcode Long Island
Research Topic:
Biodiversity & trade
Taxonomic Group Studied:
Animals: Invertebrate


Team KAZ Proposal
Kiera Colon, Zuhair Khan, Alayna Matern
Lynbrook Senior High School, Nassau
Kathleen McAuley


We will be investigating the impact of human activity on the biodiversity of mosquito populations. The location we will be testing is Hewlett Bay Park in Hewlett, New York. Hewlett Bay Park is located on Long Island, and has a human made golf course along with less maintained fields. Both of these fields have plethoric mosquito populations, and the comparison of them will give us an insight on how the mosquito biodiversity has been impacted by the constant human activity and technology. Many studies have found that increased human activity results in a decrease of mosquito biodiversity. One research article found that although humanity has been shown to reduce biodiversity, the types of impacts may vary. Research done in Hewlett Bay Park will give us a more in depth view of the exact human and mosquito relations on Long Island.


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