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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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Use of the stream mayfly Cloeon triangulifer as a bioassay organism: life history response and body burden following exposure to technical chlordane

Sweeney, B.W., D.H. Funk, and L.J. Standley. 1993. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 12(1):115–125.
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Sources and biogeochemistry of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon entering streams

Kaplan, L.A., and J.D. Newbold. 1993. Pages 139–165 in T.E. Ford (editor). Aquatic microbiology: an ecological approach. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, England.
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Cycles and spirals of nutrients

Newbold, J.D. 1992. Pages 379–408 in P. Calow and G.E. Petts (editors). The rivers handbook, volume 1: hydrological and ecological principles. Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, England.
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Evaluation of utility laboratory personnel performance of a standardized AOC technique

Kaplan, L.A., M.W. LeChevallier, and T.L. Bott. 1992. Pages 1169–1185 in Proceedings of Water Quality Technology Conference, Orlando, Florida.
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Assessment of [3H]thymidine incorporation into DNA as a method to determine bacterial productivity in streambed sediments

Kaplan, L.A., T.L. Bott, and J.K. Bielicki. 1992. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58:3614–3621.

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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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