Spatial and Temporal Variation in Water Quality Among Major Tributaries of the Schuylkill River

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This research, education, and outreach project continues efforts with local watershed groups to monitor macroinvertebrates in streams throughout the Schuylkill River Basin, which is located in the Northern Piedmont and the Ridge and Valley ecoregions. Work during 2010 focused on long-term change and environmental variation among the 19 sites on the major tributaries of the Schuylkill River that were sampled annually between 1996 and 2010.

(Project details may change over the lifespan of a project. The project description listed here is from the annual report of the most recent project year.)

Funded by: William Penn Foundation (2006-2010)

Principal Investigator: John K. Jackson

Collaborator: Bernard W. Sweeney

Project Years: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010