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Watershed Biogeochemistry

Evaluating the Risk for PFAS Contamination of Surface and Groundwater Through Application of Biosolids in Agroecosystems

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a group of thousands of chemicals that are used in a wide range of industrial applications and represent a risk to human health. They…

Evaluating the Effects of Watershed-Scale Agricultural Best Management Practices on Water Quality

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In early 2020, stream bank fencing, forested buffers, and barnyard improvements were installed on Amish farms in Lancaster County, Pa. The farms are nested in a small watershed drained by…

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

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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…

Evaluating How Conventional, Conservation, and Organic Farming Management Practices Enhance Soil Health and Improve Water Quality

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This project investigates how different agricultural management practices influence water quality and soil health. Using Rodale Institute’s 37-year-old Farming Systems Trial and a recent transition to organic farming at the…

Diana Oviedo-Vargas downloading data from a sensor located in White Clay Creek to a field laptop.

Stroud Center Scientist to Serve as Nature Conservancy Trustee

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Diana Oviedo Vargas, Ph.D., is to serve as a trustee of the Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania and Delaware, the conservancy recently announced.

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Respiration regimes in rivers: partitioning source-specific respiration from metabolism time series

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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 67(11): 2374–2388.

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Adventures in Geographic Space: Postdoc Daniel Myers Recalls the Wild as He Solves Water Challenges

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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.

Phytoplankton Dynamics at the Brandywine River

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High-frequency temperature, oxygen, and chlorophyll sensors, canoe float trips, and nutrient monitoring are the tools being used to study how much and how fast algae grow while they travel down…

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Partitioning inorganic carbon fluxes from paired O2–CO2 gas measurements in a neotropical headwater stream, Costa Rica

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Marzolf, N.S., G.E. Small, D. Oviedo-Vargas, C.N. Ganong, J.H. Duff, A. Ramírez, C.M. Pringle, D.P. Genereux, and M. Ardón. 2022. Biogeochemistry 160: 259–273.