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Ghosts of landuse past: legacy effects of milldams for riparian nitrogen (N) processing and water quality functions

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Inamdar, S., M. Peipoch, A. Gold, E. Lewis, J. Hripto, M. Sherman, K. Addy, D. Merritts, J. Kan, et al. 2021. Environmental Research Letters, early online access.

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

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In early 2020, a number of agricultural best management practices will be implemented on Amish farms in Lancaster County, Pa. The farms are nested in a small watershed drained by…

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…

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A Small Farm Offers Big Opportunities for Measuring Watershed Restoration Success

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Stream restorations rarely get monitored rigorously enough to determine if the “patient” has fully recovered.

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Spatial and temporal variations of bacterioplankton in the Chesapeake Bay: a re‐examination with high‐throughput sequencing analysis

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Wang, H., C. Zhang, F. Chen, and J. Kan. 2020. Limnology and Oceanography, early online access.

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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Stream restoration for legacy sediments at Gramies Run, Maryland: early lessons from implementation, water quality monitoring, and soil health

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Mattern, K., A. Lutgen, N. Sienkiewicz, G. Jiang , J. Kan, M. Peipoch, and S. Inamdar. 2020. Water 12(8):2164.

Meet Our 2020 (Virtual) Interns!

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The COVID-19 pandemic prevented us from bringing interns onto our campus this year but we are fortunate to have four interns working remotely.