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Since 1967, Stroud™ Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
We seek to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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Egg and larval development times for 35 species of tropical stream insects from Costa Rica

Jackson, J.K., and B.W. Sweeney. 1995. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 14:115–130.
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Semivoltinism, seasonal emergence, and adult size variation in a tropical stream mayfly (Euthyplocia hecuba)

Sweeney, B.W., J.K. Jackson, and D.H. Funk. 1995. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 14(1):131–146.
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Maternal transfer of chlordane and its metabolites to the eggs of a stream mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer

Standley, L.J., B.W. Sweeney, and D.H. Funk. 1994. Environmental Science & Technology 28(12):2105–2111.
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The larvae of Eastern North American Eurylophella Tiensuu (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae)

Funk, D.H., and B.W. Sweeney. 1994. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 120(3):209–286.
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A model for seasonal synchrony in stream mayflies

Newbold, J.D., B.W. Sweeney, and R.L. Vannote. 1994. Journal North American Benthological Society 13:3–18.

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Featured Initiatives and Partnerships

WikiWatershed® web tools offer watershed data visualization, geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

The Water Quality mobile app is a water-monitoring data-collection and learning tool designed for use by educators and their students, citizen scientists, and researchers.

EnviroDIY™ is a community where members ask and answer questions and network within interest groups to develop do-it-yourself environmental science and monitoring devices.

The Society for Freshwater Science Taxonomic Certification Program ensures skilled persons are providing aquatic invertebrate identifications in North America.

The Leaf Pack Network® is an international network of teachers, students, and citizen monitors using a simple experiment to determine the health of their local streams.

The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds provides free technical assistance to Pennsylvania-based watershed and conservation organizations.


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