Melanie Harrison is a water quality specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Fisheries Division. She helps protect and restore threatened and endangered fish by evaluating development projects. In order to protect and restore these fish species she has to consider how climate change will impact the fish and their habitat in the future.
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