The Rain Project

EcoScience+Art  Presents The Rain Project

The Rain Project sustainable stormwater management in the era of climate change
A special project of EcoScience +Art at GMU

Fall 2014 through Fall 2016

Students Launch Floating Wetlands on Mason Pond, May 12, 2015

You can find the story here featured on local TV News Station, NBC Washington:

http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2015/05/students-launch-floating-wetlands-on-mason-pond/

http://www.nbcwashington.com/video/#!/news/local/Students-Say-Pond-Class-at-GMU-Really-Floats-Their-Boats/304771321

Students in Environmental Science & Policy Professor Changwoo Ahn's class design and launch the

Students in Environmental Science & Policy Professor Changwoo Ahn’s class design and launch the “Rain Project” a 1,700-plant floating wetland on Mason Pond. The yearlong project brings together art and science students and is designed to clean the water as well as to spur ecological awareness. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

The Making of the Rain Project – documentary

(Khafre Barclift and Dr. Changwoo Ahn) -click the link below to watch!

Journal article publication from the Rain Project

A creative collaboration between the science of ecosystem restoration and art for sustainable stormwater management on an urban college campus

Nitrogen and Sediment Capture of a Floating Treatment Wetland on an Urban Stormwater Retention Pond—The Case of the Rain Project

The Rain Project Photobook -December 2016

GMU-TV’s film on the Rain Project (video on the day of floating wetland launch)

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