Hi-Tech Solution To Aquatic Weed Monitoring

TVA’s Dr. Brett Hartis is a man with a mission: to control aquatic weeds, which can overtake TVA reservoirs. Now he’s using the latest digital technology to see the underwater world and get a jump on nuisance plants before they get out of control.  Click on the following sentence to access the full story.

“We’re using hydroacoustics very similar to what fishermen use,” says Hartis. “But instead of looking for fish or submersed structure, we are generating detailed vegetation maps in the water column.”

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