The booming business of wetlands just got a speedy new tool with help from ODU researchers

Read the full story in the Virginian-Pilot.

The key to building wetlands, unsurprisingly, is the water. A builder must know how much water flows in and out, the paths it takes and where it will go.

Calculating that “water budget” can take months or years.

But now, after more than a decade and about $1.6 million, researchers from Old Dominion University, Virginia Tech and the University of Kentucky have developed a way to do those calculations from a computer, many within minutes.

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