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Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
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UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2000

The Stroud Center, internationally-known for its knowledge of small streams, is now doing a research project on the nation’s largest river, the Mississippi.
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Comparison of three TOC methodologies

Kaplan, L. A. 2000. A broad-scale comparison of DOC methodologies. Journal of the American Water Works Association 92:149–156.
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The effect of formalin and Lugol’s iodine solution on protozoal cell volume

Zinabu, G.M., and T.L. Bott. 2000. Limnologica 30:59–63.
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Freshwater Microbiology

Kaplan, L.A., and A.E. Konopka. 2000. Pages 438–450 in J. Lederberg (editor). Encyclopedia of microbiology. 2nd edition. Academic Press, San Diego, California.
A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Courtship role reversal and deceptive signals in the long-tailed dance fly, Rhamphomyia longicauda

Funk, D.H., and D.W. Tallamy. 2000. Animal Behaviour 59(2):411–421.

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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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