Evaluating the Seasonal Effects of Short-Term Temperature Change on Macroinvertebrates and Fish in Streams and Rivers

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

We are conducting laboratory studies to test criteria of existing legislation for protecting fish and macroinvertebrates from excessive temperature changes during a 24-hour period in both winter and summer.

Funded by: PPL Corporation

Principal Investigator: Bernard W. Sweeney

Collaborators: William H. Eldridge, John K. Jackson

Project Years: 2007, 2008, 2009