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Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
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A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Protein relationships among titmice (Parus)

Gill, F.B., D.H. Funk, and B. Silverin. 1989. The Wilson Bulletin 101(2):182–197.
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Densities of benthic protozoa and nematodes in a piedmont stream

Bott, T.L., and L.A. Kaplan. 1989. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 8:187–196.
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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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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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