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Video still from Episode 5 of the WHYY "Stories From the Streams" video series

Stories From the Streams: Salty Streams

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How salty is too salty? Road salt keeps travelers safe in winter but can pose a serious threat to nearby streams. Episode 5 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12.

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The good, the bad and the lethal: gene expression and metabolomics reveal physiological mechanisms underlying chronic thermal effects in mayfly larvae (Neocloeon triangulifer)

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Chou, H., W. Pathmasiri, J. Deese-Spruill, S.J. Sumner, D. Jima, D. Funk, J. Jackson, B. Sweeney, and D. Buchwalter. 2018. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6:27.

Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water

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When StateImpact Pennsylvania wanted to understand how our addiction to road salt is impacting the environment, they came to Stroud Water Research Center.

Mayfly Eggs Hatching a Minute After Being Laid

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This ovoviviparous mayfly holds her eggs internally until embryonic development is complete after which she lays them in water and they hatch immediately.

Could Rising Temps Be Killing Mayflies, Threatening Streams? Scientists Investigate.

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When mayfly populations decline, it’s a warning that something has gone wrong. But what? Stroud Center scientists and their colleagues are investigating.

UpStream Newsletter, December 2013

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Low Levels of Fracking Wastewater Highly Toxic to Mayflies: Stroud Center scientists find mayflies, whose presence indicates good water quality, are significantly affected by low levels of produced water.

Maternal transfer of chlordane and its metabolites to the eggs of a stream mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer

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Standley, L.J., B.W. Sweeney, and D.H. Funk. 1994. Environmental Science & Technology 28(12):2105–2111.

A model for seasonal synchrony in stream mayflies

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Newbold, J.D., B. W. Sweeney, and R. L. Vannote. 1994. Journal North American Benthological Society 13:3–18.

Electrophoretic study of Eastern North American Eurylophella (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae) with the discovery of morphologically cryptic species

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Funk, D.H., B.W. Sweeney, and R.L. Vannote. 1988. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(2):174–186.

Genetic variation in stream mayfly (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) populations in eastern North America

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Sweeney. B.W., D.H. Funk, and R.L. Vannote. 1987. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 80:600–612.

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