The Information Services Group provides computing services; network administration; data management and analysis (including Geographic Information Services); and web design and development support for Stroud™ Water Research Center.
Information Services Staff
The seeds of interest which would ultimately lead Tim Smith to the Stroud Center were planted along the banks of Yellow Breeches Creek.
Quantify and Support Installation and Restoration of Best Management Practices (BMPs) at Schools to Contribute Directly to Bay Restoration Goals
Educators sampled school districts and conducted extensive research on sustainable school recognition programs across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, with a focus on connections between teaching/learning and the implementation of BMPs
Long-Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB): Trajectory for the Recovery of Stream Ecosystem Structure and Function During Reforestation
Stream restoration in the United States is a multibillion-dollar industry. Yet long-term monitoring of its effectiveness is virtually nonexistent. Stroud Center scientists are studying restoration within White Clay Creek that
This project evaluates the hypothesis that protection and/or maintenance of natural land maintains ecological stream quality by limiting, preventing, or redirecting changes to land cover and use away from headwaters,
The COVID-19 pandemic prevented us from bringing interns onto our campus this year but we are fortunate to have four interns working remotely.
Our internship program, now in its 47th year, has ushered through hundreds of interns who have come in search of meaningful work.
Sweeney, B.W., A. Dunbar, C.L. Dow, and M.D. Daniels. 2019. Restoration Ecology 27(6): 1220-1230.
Bass, O., J. Bowers, P. Brown, C. Dow, et al. 2019. Report to the Chester County Planning Commission, West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Sweeney, B.W., and C.L. Dow. 2019. Natural Areas Journal 39(1):90–107.
Kan, J., S. Clingenpeel, C.L. Dow, T.R. McDermott, R.E. Macur, W.P. Inskeep, and K.H. Nealson. 2016. Frontiers in Microbiology 7(210):1–13.
McAllister, S.M., J.M. Barnett, J.W. Heiss, A.J. Findlay, D.J. MacDonald, C.L. Dow, G.W. Luther III, H.A. Michael, and C.S.Chan. 2015. Limnology and Oceanography 60:329–345.