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Since 1967, Stroud™ Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
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Measurement of assimilable organic carbon in water distribution systems by a simplified bioassay technique

Kaplan, L.A., and T.L. Bott. 1989. Pages 475–498 in Proceedings Water Quality Technology Conference, St. Louis, Missouri. 
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Electrophoretic study of Eastern North American Eurylophella (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) with the discovery of morphologically cryptic species

Funk, D.H., B.W. Sweeney, and R.L. Vannote. 1988. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(2):174–186.
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Genetic variation in stream mayfly (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) populations in eastern North America

Sweeney. B.W., D.H. Funk, and R.L. Vannote. 1987. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 80:600–612.
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Geographic parthenogenesis in the stream mayfly Eurylophella funeralis in eastern North America

Sweeney, B.W., and R.L. Vannote. 1987. Holarctic Ecology 10:52–59.
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Phosphorus spiralling in rivers and river-reservoir systems: implications of a model

Newbold, J.D. 1987. Pages 303–327 in J.F. Craig and J.B. Kemper (editors). Regulated streams. Springer, Boston, Massachusetts.

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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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