Dr. Carla Atkinson from The University of Alabama's Department
of Biological Sciences discusses the importance of freshwater
mussels, intermittent streams and her recent awards and grants to
continue her research on both.
The Alabama Water Institute has been established by The University of Alabama as a world-class, interdisciplinary research institute that engages in basic and applied research in the topical areas of earth systems science and water resource management, supporting sustainable waterways, ensuring water quality and biological diversity of aquatic systems.