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Mitigating Agricultural Pollution of Fresh Water and Combating Climate Change by Restoring Soil Health Through Conservation and Organic Agricultural Practices

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Conventional agricultural activities (plowing, disking, synthetic fertilizer use, widespread pesticide application) have contributed to poor soil health, reduced rainfall infiltration and storage, increased stormwater runoff and export of sediment, nutrients,…

Transforming Water Quality in the Sharitz Run Headwaters of Brandywine Creek

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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.…

Monitoring Fish Populations and Stream Habitat Quality for the National Park Service

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For this project, scientists are monitoring 37 sites distributed among 10 parks in the National Capital Region Network. At each site, our team performs a standard biological stream monitoring to…

Aerial photographs of a recovering forest along White Clay Creek in Pennsylvania.

Patience is the Mother of Science: Long-Term Responses of a Stream to Reforestation

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We’re studying how White Clay Creek can recover from deforestation and agricultural expansion and to what extent restoration practices can acclerate that recovery.

Stream Reach: Building Communities from White Clay Creek to the Yangtze Basin

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To truly make a difference requires, not only understanding freshwater systems, but working with all kinds of communities to protect them.

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Stories From the Streams: Saving Soil, Saving Streams

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Learn how farmers and scientists can work together to maintain the health of soil and streams. Episode 2 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12.

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Evaluating environmental change and behavioral decision-making for sustainability policy using an agent-based model: a case study for the Smoky Hill River Watershed, Kansas

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Granco, G., J.L. Heier, J. Stamm, J.S. Bergtold, M.D. Daniels, et.al. 2019. Science of The Total Environment 695:133769.

Mitigating the Effects of Extreme Rain Events

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Fluvial Geomorphologist Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., was interviewed by NBC10 Philadelphia about how climate change is impacting flooding in our region and our research to combat it.

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns!

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Our internship program, now in its 47th year, has ushered through hundreds of interns who have come in search of meaningful work.