The data presented here were collected as part of an intense field and laboratory effort by Stroud Water Research Center scientists to measure watershed health in the Andes-Amazon region, specifically within the Madre de Dios River basin, Peru. Water quality and ecosystem-health measures were taken at selected streams on August 14-31, 2006.
Data for Individual Sites
To access data from individual sites, visit the Sampling Sites page and click on a site code.
Water quality and ecosystem function measurements included the following (links are to separate reports covering each category):
- Project overview and study sites
- Molecular Tracers of Contamination
- Microbial Diversity/ Ecology
- Macroinvertebrate Diversity/Ecology
- Nutrient Processing
- Ecosystem Metabolism
You may also download the entire report.