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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.
Two Harambee Institute students looking at aquatic macroinvertebrates they collected from a stream.
PA to Meet Rise of STEM Economy With New Education Standards Featuring Environmental Literacy
STEM professionals can help solve the world’s leading environmental challenges. Learn how Pennsylvania’s new science standards have been revised to prepare the next generation for such vital work.
The 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
The 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
The 2022 award recipient is Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., a climate change author, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, and director of the Earth System Science Center.
Daniel Myers and his dog get a closeup.
Adventures in Geographic Space: Postdoc Daniel Myers Recalls the Wild as He Solves Water Challenges
On a fateful backcountry internship some years ago, the Stroud Center’s new postdoc, Dan Myers, Ph.D., heard the call of the wild and something more: his life’s mission.
Stone mulch at the base of a sheltered tree, protecting it from rodent damage.
Stone Rivals Herbicides as New Method to Protect Baby Trees From Rodents
During the first five years of growth, young trees need to be protected from chewing — from deer above and rodents below.
Postcard from Costa Rica
Postcard from Costa Rica: A Caracolera Comes Calling
Rafa Morales, station manager at Maritza Biological Station in Costa Rica, shares photos and videos of interesting wildlife he encounters.
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Nitrogen sinks or sources? Denitrification and nitrogen removal potential in riparian legacy sediment terraces affected by milldams
Peck, E.K., S. Inamdar, M. Sherman, J. Hripto, M. Peipoch, A.J. Gold, and K. Addy. 2022. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, early online access.
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Convergence of biofilm successional trajectories initiated during contrasting seasons
Wang, J., M. Peipoch, X. Guo, and J. Kan. 2022. Frontiers in Microbiology 16, Sec. Aquatic Microbiology.
An EnviroDIY monitoring station next to a USGS gaging station on White Clay Creek near Avondale.
The Best Environmental Sensor: Is EnviroDIY Water Quality Data as Good as USGS?
For National Water Quality Month and World Water Monitoring Day, we’re putting EnviroDIY to the test!
Two kids hold hands while walking in a creek.
Did You Know That August is Make-A-Will Month?
Whether you are 18 or 80, now is the time to plan your legacy! We invite you to join our Headwaters Society to ensure the future of clean fresh water.