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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

Heather Brooks

Heather Brooks

Web Developer
Charles Dow, Ph.D.

Charles Dow, Ph.D.

Director of Information Services, Research Scientist
Elizabeth Gregg

Elizabeth Gregg

Systems Administrator, Part-Time Environmental Educator
Tim Smith wearing a Stroud Center ball cap, with the Ho Rainforest in the background.

Timothy Smith

Data Analyst

News

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns!
Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns!
Our internship program, now in its 47th year, has ushered through hundreds of interns who have come in search of meaningful work.
Sharing Our Science: From Data Analysts to Fly Fishermen
Sharing Our Science: From Data Analysts to Fly Fishermen
Charlie Dow talks about long-term datasets and Scott Ensign explains how fly fishermen can protect and restore the streams upon which their hobby depends.
Photo of the Stroud Center's 2018 summer interns
Meet Our 2018 Summer Interns!
The internship experience allows undergraduates to see if they have the passion and fortitude necessary to meet the challenges of a research career.
American mink standing on rocks
Secretive Mink Caught on Video in White Clay Creek
This was an unusual sighting because American mink are most active at night and in the early morning hours. It's also a good sign for White Clay Creek.
Characterizing Stream Connections and Physical, Chemical,  Biological Influences on Downstream Navigable Waters
Characterizing Stream Connections and Physical, Chemical, Biological Influences on Downstream Navigable Waters
Drs. Dow and Arscott provided scientific expert services for the U.S. Department of Justice in the matter of Foster et al. v. EPA et al., No. 2:12-cv-16744 (S.D.W.V.). The scope
2015 Stroud Center Publications
2015 Stroud Center Publications
Stroud Center scientists have authored or co-authored more than two dozen scientific papers this year, exhibiting the range of our science from Yellowstone Lake to Costa Rica and from earthworm

Publications

Water quality monitoring in the source water areas for New York City: an integrative watershed approach

Arscott, D.B., A.K. Aufdenkampe, T.L. Bott, C.L. Dow, J.K. Jackson, L.A. Kaplan, J.D. Newbold, and B.W. Sweeney. 2008. Final report on monitoring activities, 2000-2005. Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, Pennsylvania.

Primary productivity in receiving reservoirs: links to influent streams

Bott, T.L., D.S. Montgomery, D.B. Arscott, and C.L. Dow. 2006. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25(4):1045–1061.

Macroinvertebrate distribution in relation to land use and water chemistry in New York City drinking-water-supply watersheds

Kratzer, E.B.J.K. Jackson, D.B. Arscott, A.K. Aufdenkampe, C.L. Dow, L.A. Kaplan, J.D. Newbold, and B.W. Sweeney. 2006. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25:954–976.

Organic matter transport in New York City drinking-water-supply watersheds

Kaplan, L.A., J.D. Newbold, D.J. Van Horn, C.L. Dow, A.K. Aufdenkampe, and J.K. Jackson. 2006. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25:912–927.