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In memoriam: W. B. Dixon Stroud
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2005
W. B. Dixon Stroud has left a remarkable impact on southern Chester County, his home for the past 50 years, and beyond.
Graphic of the Amazon River basin.
UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2004
A National Science Foundation grant for a study in the Amazon could help unravel the mystery of the missing carbon sink.
City of New York water supply sign.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2003
As the second stage of the New York Project begins, “nutrient spiraling” and “rates of production” are the talk of the water science community.
A Costa Rican stream.
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2003
The United Nations has declared 2003 the International Year of Fresh Water to galvanize action on one of the world’s most urgent crises.
Wangari Maathi at The Water’s Edge gala.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2002
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai is using the Leaf Pack Experiment Kit home to educate young Kenyans about the importance of streams.
Louis Kaplan taking a streamwater sample.
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2002
Stroud scientists are studying how organic molecules support stream microorganisms and how far the molecules travel downstream before they are metabolized.
Stroud Preserve riparian buffer study site map.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2001
The Stroud Center’s federally funded study of riparian forest buffers in West and East Bradford townships in Chester County, turns 10 years old this year.
A young streamside forest in Franklin Township, Pennsylvania.
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2001
The Stroud Center has completed analysis and comparison of 16 paired woodland and meadow streams that strongly supports restoration of streamside forests.
A map of the New York Project East of Hudson sites.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2000
Stroud Center scientists are racing to finish their first season of sampling the streams and reservoirs that give clean water to nine million New Yorkers.
2000 UpStream Newsletter cover
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2000
The Stroud Center, internationally-known for its knowledge of small streams, is now doing a research project on the nation’s largest river, the Mississippi.
Natural leaf pack photo by Christina Medved.
UpStream Newsletter, Summer 1999
The Stroud Center has become an independent organization with its own financial structure, administration, Board of Directors and even a new logo.