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INCORPORATING RIPARIAN BUFFER METRICS INTO THE USGS SOUTHEAST SPARROW MODEL
Riparian zones serve an important role in the ecological landscape. They serve as habitat for wildlife, prevent erosion, and act as buffers to help reduce and filter the amount of pollutants entering surface waters. The ...
Optimizing Nutrient and Timber Management for the Town of Butner, NC
The following report documents the findings of a client-focused group Master’s Project completed at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. The project’s purpose is to support the client’s goal to optimize ...
West Virginia Community Awareness and Opinion of Water and Hydraulic Fracturing
The need for cleaner energy sources has driven a boom in oil and gas extraction via hydraulic fracturing. However, significant environmental issues that have been raised in response to this rapid expansion of fracking. Most ...
Investigation of Poor Stream Function in the Fishing Creek Watershed
Water quality in Coon, Jordan, and Fishing Creeks of Granville County, NC was assessed using geospatial modeling, toxicity testing, community surveys and interviews, and risk assessment. Field data combined with existing ...
Using Conservation Easements as a Water Quality Protection Tool in the Goose Creek Watershed, Northern Virginia
Goose Creek was placed on Virginia’s list of impaired waters in 1998 for its failure to attain the standards for both primary contact use and aquatic life use due to fecal coliform and sedimentation, respectively. The Middle ...