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Waterfall in El Valle, Panama, home of the golden frog.
Employment Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the Stroud Center seek a postdoctoral scientist in watershed hydrology to join a team in Panama.
Three summer interns measuring stream parameters.
Summer Internship Opportunity: Entomology
We’re seeking current or recently graduated science majors to serve as laboratory assistants in a biological water quality analysis of sites in the Schuylkill and Delaware River basins.
A stream runs through a forest in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Employment Opportunity: Postdoctoral Associate in Microbial Ecology
Stroud Water Research Center is searching for a postdoctoral associate to study molecular microbial ecology in aquatic and terrestrial environments.
A man walks through a Costa Rican landscape of grass and shrubs with a brilliant rainbow above.
Tropical Freshwater Research Unlocks One of Nature’s Secrets
Scientist Lou Kaplan, Ph.D., describes how tropical research like his deepens our understanding of stream ecosystems both locally and abroad.
Stroud Center and Silk Grass Farms staff pose on a bridge over a stream in Belize.
Informing Sustainable Agriculture in Belize
With the Stroud Center's help, Silk Grass Farms is protecting water resources as they deploy new farming techniques to benefit local communities.
Three college students take a selfie in a Costa Rican stream.
College Students Travel to Costa Rica With Stroud Center Team
Students majoring in teaching, STEM, and international studies joined the Stroud Center for one week in the Área de Conservación Guanacaste of Costa Rica.
Road Salt in Streams
Road Salt in Streams
Senior Research Scientist John Jackson recently spoke with WHYY's Studio 2 hosts about how road salt is contaminating waterways.
A scientist records data about a stream in Belize.
New Year, New Look
As our scientists continue exploring in streams, fields, and forests, our communications team will try out new ways of sharing their work.
An endangered Atlantic sturgeon stranded on a beach.
Scientist Weighs in on New Federal Rule to Protect Delaware River’s Endangered Fish
Stroud Water Research Center’s John Jackson, Ph.D., offers insights into the Delaware River’s history and possibilities for the future.
Publication title with image of a mayfly
Achieving success with RISE: A widely implementable, iterative, structured process for mastering interdisciplinary team science collaborations
Mather, M.E., G. Granco, J.S. Bergtold, M.M. Caldas, J.L. Heier Stamm, A.Y. Sheshukov, M.R. Sanderson, and M.D. Daniels. 2023. BioScience, biad097.
Four members of the AGU Open Science Circle gathered at the annual meeting.
Stroud Center Presents New Research to World’s Largest Group of Earth and Space Scientists
We shared our work with the broader scientific community, were inspired by the work of others, and mentored the next generation of freshwater scientists.
Amanda Garzio-Adzick and Heather Titanich stand near a new riparian buffer.
Scaling Up Outreach for Cleaner, Healthier Waterways
New team members will help farmers and landowners adopt stream-friendly practices and access climate-smart incentives for reducing water pollution.