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Improving Stream Water Quality and Reducing Runoff by Improving Farm Soil Health Through Permanent Cover Cropping

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Scientists are studying how soil structure and soil ecosystem health improve farm fields over a three-year period after shifting from conventional tillage practices to cover cropping. They are also measuring…

Transforming Water Quality in the White Clay Creek Headwaters of Christina River Basin

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This Watershed Renaissance Initiative grant will enable Stroud Water Research Center to implement extensive watershed restoration projects designed to capture and control excess water and sediment production from agricultural hillslopes.…

Integrated Data Management System for Critical Zone Observatories

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The objective of the project is to develop a comprehensive, integrated data management system for the Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) program, called CZOData.

Installation and Maintenance Services for Two Wireless Stream Monitoring Stations Measuring Conductivity, Temperature, Depth, and Turbidity for London Grove Township, Pa.

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Staff installed and maintained two real-time stations for monitoring water quality in a tributary of the East Branch of White Clay Creek to measure stream water level, temperature, specific conductivity, and turbidity in the creek.

Collaborative Research: Introducing Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) Science to Students and Teachers

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The Critical Zone encompasses the external or near-surface Earth extending from the top of the vegetation canopy down to and including the zone of freely circulating groundwater. This project engages…

Two chairs sit in a small lawn area surrounded by native plantings.

Your Livable Landscape: Cultivating an Ecosystem Esthetic

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An educational project showing how a shift to an ecosystem esthetic can reduce the carbon footprint of a landowner’s landscape while its maintaining beauty.

Supporting Citizen Science Within the Delaware River Watershed Initiative Cluster Team

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Stroud Water Research Center is working to expand and encourage higher-quality citizen-science monitoring and volunteer participation in the Delaware River Initiative cluster of streams. One- and two-day traveling workshops focus…

Scientific Software Integration (SSI): The Community-Driven BiG CZ Software System for Integration and Analysis of Bio and Geoscience Data in the Critical Zone

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The goal of this project is to develop a web-based integration and visualization environment for joint analysis of cross-scale bio and geoscience processes in the Critical Zone (BiG CZ), spanning…

Peter Kjellerup and Bern Sweeney sorting aquatic macroinvertebrates as Bhutanese children watch.

Physical, Chemical, and Biological Assessment of Streams and Rivers in Bhutan and Bangladesh

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Scientists evaluated water quality using macroinvertebrate studies and real-time data from monitoring stations equipped with open source technology.

Two women and a man identifying aquatic insects at a workshop in Peru.

The Peru Project

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Stroud Water Research Center applied its decades of experience to an integrated research and education project in headwaters of the Amazon.