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Stormwater control measures modify event-based stream temperature dynamics in urbanized headwaters

Next week, the Watershed Hydrology Lab will be well represented at the CUAHSI 2014 Biennial Colloquium. We’ll be presenting four posters, so here come the abstracts… Stormwater control measures modify event-based stream temperature dynamics in urbanized headwaters Grace Garner1, Anne Jefferson2*, Sara McMillan3, Colin Bell4 and David M. Hannah1 1School …

Assessing impacts of green infrastructure at the watershed scale for suburban streets in Parma, Ohio

Next week, the Watershed Hydrology Lab will be well represented at the CUAHSI 2014 Biennial Colloquium. We’ll be presenting four posters, so here come the abstracts… Assessing impacts of green infrastructure at the watershed scale for suburban streets in Parma, Ohio Kimberly Jarden, Anne Jefferson, Jennifer Grieser, and Derek Schaefer …

REU at Kent State – Come work on aquatic-terrestrial linkages in urban ecosystems

Kent State and Holden Arboretum are hosting a summer REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) focused on aquatic-terrestrial linkages in urban impacted ecosystems. Lots of great faculty in geology, biological sciences and other departments are participating, and I would be thrilled to mentor a student through the program. The program will …

Mackenzie Osypian defends her thesis on stream restoration and transient storage

Mackenzie Osypian is defending her MS research in Civil Engineering at UNC Charlotte, April 22nd at 4:00 pm in McEniry Hall 441 on the UNC Charlotte campus. Mackenzie is advised by Anne Jefferson and Sandra Clinton. John Daniels and Jim Bowen are on her committee. Mackenzie’s research is titled: “Evaluating …

Meet Mr Toilet

I’m still super excited about Lost Rivers showing in Kent tonight, but there are many other great films at the Environmental Film Festival as well. This short from Jessica Yu, director of Last Call at the Oasis is fantastic: Meet Mr. Toilet | Jessica Yu from Focus Forward Films on …

Rain garden resources

A compilation of some of the better resources available on line for rain garden design. If you find other good resources, please contact me or leave a comment. A good place to get started: http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org/raingarden_design/index.htm “the bible” of bioretention http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/Government/AgencyIndex/DER/ESG/Bioretention/pdf/Bioretention%20Manual_2009%20Version.pdf A stormwater runoff calculator useful for sizing your rain garden, based on the …