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Direct channel precipitation and storm characteristics influence short‐term fallout radionuclide assessment of sediment source

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Karwan, D. L., J. E. Pizzuto, R. Aalto, J. Marquard, A. Harpold, K. Skalak, A. Benthem, D. F. Levia, C. M. Siegert, and A. K. Aufdenkampe. 2018. Water Resources Research, 54. 

Screenshot of Caddisflies, Engineering an Ecosystem video

Video Spotlights Caddisflies as Ecosystem Engineers

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Hydropsychid caddisflies (Trichoptera) are a group of globally distributed aquatic insects that spin silk mesh nets that they use to filter feed. These silk mesh nets are important ecosystem engineering structures in flowing waters.

Heavy equipment at a wetland construction site.

Scientists Monitor New Wetland Designed for Flood Control and Improved Stream Habitat

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Because of flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation provided Stroud Water Research Center with a $3 million grant to reduce flooding across the 1,800-acre White Clay Creek watershed by 40 percent.

Graphic showing what percentage of nitrogen, sediments, and pesticides are kept out of a stream by a 100-foot tree buffer

The Restored Watershed: 50 Years of Solutions for Clean Fresh Water

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For the last 50 years scientists at Stroud Water Research Center have demonstrated the connection between good land-use practices and clean fresh water, between healthy soil and healthy water.

Scott Ensign in the lowland dry forest near Maritza

Meet Scott Ensign, New Assistant Director

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Ensign comes to the Stroud Center at a unique point in its history. “Many of the legendary scientists who made the Stroud Center famous are retired, and the next generation of scientists is leading us forward.”

The role of the upper tidal estuary in wetland blue carbon storage and flux

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Krauss, K.W., G.B. Noe, J.A. Duberstein, W.H. Conner, C.L. Stagg, N. Cormier, M.C. Jones, C.E. Bernhardt, B.G. Lockaby, A.S. From, T.W. Doyle, R.H. Day, S.H. Ensign, K.N. Pierfelice, C.R. Hupp, A.T. Chow, and J.L. Whitbeck. 2018. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, early online access.

Dozens of streams protected! Now investing additional $40 million for clean water

Protecting Water Through Collaboration, Science, and Conservation

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The Stroud Center is excited to share great news about our work to protect clean water as part of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. We are proud to be one of 65 organizations across the region to working to protect forests and farms, clean up streams, and green communities.

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.