The following is a selection of media coverage of the Center’s work. For coverage in previous years, please visit our Media Archive using the links below.
Scientists Use Leaf Packs to Study Water Quality in Peru
As part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues, Ker Than for National Geographic News, reported how scientists are using leaf packs designed by Stroud Water Research Center to monitor the environmental impacts on waterways in Peru due to the new Transoceanic Highway.
Read the full story, “Bugs Help Measure Impact of New Transoceanic Highway on Amazon” »
Jackson Shares Value of Bugs in Evaluating Threats to Wissahickon
At a town meeting on the health of the Wissahickon Creek, a panel of environmental experts, including the Center’s John K. Jackson, Ph.D., examined numerous threats to the Wissahickon Creek. Jackson explained how bugs can be used to determine the health of a stream.
Read the full story, “Climate Change May Be the New Threat to the Wissahickon Creek” »
Stroud Study Cited in Devil’s Pool Story
An article by Lane Blackmer for NewsWorks on one man’s efforts to patrol Devil’s Pool, a tempting spot for vandals and swimmers alike which spills into the Wissahickon Creek, cites a 12-year study of the Schuylkill River by Stroud Water Research Center.
Newbold Explains Benefits of Trees for Lancaster County
A recent report issued by Lancaster County is calling for tree plantings to beat stormwater runoff and improve water quality in local streams. Jeff Hawkes of the Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era interviewed Research Scientist Denis Newbold, Ph.D., of Stroud Water Research Center to inquire about the benefits of tree coverage.
Read the full story, “Lancaster County Needs Trees, and Plenty of Them” »
Researchers Collect Bugs to Check Pollution in Susquehanna
Stroud Water Research Center researchers collected insect samples in July to evaluate the effects of a Procter & Gamble plant on the Susquehanna River’s water quality. Patrick Leonard of The Citizens' Voice interviewed the team.
Read the full story, “Researchers Wrap Up River Tests” »
Stroud Featured in The Hunt
In a sweeping profile of Stroud Water Research Center, Sarah Karpovich of The Hunt Magazine shines a light on the Center’s history, mission, and ongoing efforts.
Center Scientists Share Data and Co-Author Paper on Nitrogen-Rich Forests
Stroud™ Water Research Center scientists Denis Newbold and John Jackson co-authored a paper with Jack Brookshire of Montana State University (formerly of Princeton University) and Lars Hedin and Daniel Sigman of Princeton University on nitrogen-rich tropical forests. Nature Geoscience published the paper in the journal’s online Jan. 15 edition. The paper reported on a study that utilized data sets from the Center’s work in Costa Rica.
To read more about the team’s findings, go to: http://www.montana.edu/cpa/news/nwview.php?article=10729 or http://www.princeton.edu/pei/news/archive/?id=6714