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Rachel Johnson and Dave Arscott at the Watershed Heroes event.
Stronger Together: A Nonprofit Partnership Raises Road Salt Awareness
Stroud Water Research Center is honored to have received the Watershed Heroes Nonprofit Steward award from Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership.
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Stream nitrogen uptake associated with suspended sediments: a microcosm study
Bacmeister, E., E. Peck, S. Bernasconi, S. Inamdar, J. Kan, and M. Peipoch. 2022. Frontiers in Environmental Science 20.
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Deciphering the diversity and distribution of chromophytic phytoplankton in the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea via RuBisCO genes (rbcL)
Pujariabe, L., J. Kan, Y. Xin, G. Zhang, M.A. Noman, S. Nilajkar, and J. Sun. 2022. Marine Pollution Bulletin 184, early online access.
Still from a how to apply stone mulch video.
How to Apply Stone Mulch to Protect Sheltered Trees From Rodents
Trials comparing the use of stone mulch versus herbicides for rodent control around young trees suggest that stone is a superior mulch material and that tree survival rates are comparable
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Backed-up, saturated, and stagnant: effect of milldams on upstream riparian groundwater hydrologic and mixing regimes
Sherman, M., J. Hripto, E.K. Peck, A.J. Gold, M. Peipoch, P. Imhoff, and S. Inamdar. 2022. Water Resources Research 58(10): e2022WR033038.
Still from a how to plant a tree in a buffer video.
How to Plant a Small Containerized Seedling in a Riparian Forest Buffer
Watch step-by-step instructions on how to plant a tree in a riparian forest buffer and protect it from deer, rodents, and flood damage to increase survivability.
Ask a Scientist From Stroud Water Research Center
Ask a Scientist: Jinjun Kan
For our first installment of Ask a Scientist, we check in with Jinjun Kan, Ph.D., associate research scientist and principal investigator of the Microbiology Group at Stroud Water Research Center.
Rachel Johnson, Dan Myers, and David Bressler at the“Empowering the Next Generation of Women Closing the Gender Gap" event.
The Secret to Getting More Women and Girls in STEM? Stroud Center Sponsors Group at STEM Gender Gap Event
Women represent nearly half of the U.S. workforce but only 27% of STEM workers. The Stroud Center is aiming to change that in its area of influence: freshwater science.
Celebrity Chefs Wow Judges at Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers
Celebrity Chefs Wow Judges at Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers
Dishes featuring pawpaws, kombucha, and hemp hearts lent a Chopped-style flair to this 1920s-themed event in support of clean fresh water.
Photo of three kayakers on the Schuylkill River.
What’s the Ecological Status of the Schuylkill River?
Learn about a community science project that documented the river’s health through a volunteer survey and scientific water quality assessment.
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Respiration regimes in rivers: partitioning source-specific respiration from metabolism time series
Bertuzzo, E., E.R. Hotchkiss, A. Argerich, J.S. Kominoski, D. Oviedo-Vargas, P. Savoy, R. Scarlett, D. von Schiller, and J.B. Heffernan. 2022. Limnology and Oceanography, early online access.
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Effects of relic low-head dams on stream denitrification potential: seasonality and biogeochemical controls
Hripto, J., S. Inamdar, M. Sherman, E. Peck, A.J. Gold, S. Bernasconi, K. Addy, and M. Peipoch. 2022. Aquatic Sciences 84, article number: 60.