Evaluating NCRN Data Quality, Revising and Updating Protocols, and Analyzing Long-Term Data

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

The National Park Service National Capital Region Inventory and Monitoring Network (NCRN) has monitored stream water quality and quantity for more than 15 years in shallow streams located in 10 national parks in and around Washington, D.C. The main goal of this project is to analyze this complex dataset to document spatiotemporal trends and assess watershed health in NCRN streams.

Funded by: National Park Service

Principal Investigators: Diana Oviedo Vargas, Marc Peipoch, Melinda D. Daniels, Jinjun Kan, and Scott H. Ensign

Project Years: 2021, 2022