Appalachian Streams Show Long, Slow Recovery from Mining’s Effects

Research done by Tommy Cianciolo, Daniel McLaughlin, and Stephen Schoenholtz of the Virginia Water Center was featured in an article in the Environmental Monitor. The article, titled “Appalachian streams show long, slow recovery from mining’s lingering effects,” was based on work published in Science of the Total Environment.  See article excerpt below:…

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Va Water Center 2020 Student Competitive Grant Recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of our Competitive Grants Program! Mary Coughter: Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in the James River: Metagenomic Analysis of Biofilm and Planktonic Diversity; Masters Student in Dept. of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University  Stephen DeVilbiss: Impacts of freshwater salinization on primary production and…

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