Biology / Ecology is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
Chester County, PA - Stream Water Chemistry, Stream Ecology - USGS (1998-2013)
1 components • Christina River Basin • Biology / Ecology, Water Chemistry • USGS; Chester County Water Resources Authority
White Clay Creek - Chlorophyll - Pheophytin (2001-2012)
12 components • White Clay Creek @ SWRC • Biology / Ecology • Newbold, J. D.; Damiano, S. G.
Dynamic response of surface water-groundwater exchange to currents, tides, and waves in an estuary
Changes in fluid flux across the sediment-water interface in a shallow estuary due to changes in currents, waves, and tides
Hydrologic Flowpaths and Hydropedology
Vertical and lateral flowpaths provide a "short-circuit" for water flux in the shallow subsurface.
Reviews and syntheses: on the roles trees play in building and plumbing the critical zone. Brantley, Susan L., David M. Eissenstat, Jill A. Marshall, Sarah E. Godsey, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Diana L. Karwan, Shirley A. Papuga, Joshua Roering, Todd E. Dawson, Jaivime Evaristo, Oliver Chadwick, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Kathleen C. Weathers (2017): Biogeosciences, 14, 5115-5142 Cross-CZO National
Laser vision: lidar as a transformative tool to advance critical zone science. Harpold, A. A., Marshall, J. A., Lyon, S. W., Barnhart, T. B., Fisher, B. A., Donovan, M., Brubaker, K. M., Crosby, C. J., Glenn, N. F., Glennie, C. L., Kirchner, P. B., Lam, N., Mankoff, K. D., McCreight, J. L., Molotch, N. P., Musselman, K. N., Pelletier, J., Russo, T., Sangireddy, H., Sjöberg, Y., Swetnam, T., and West, N. (2015): Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2881-2897 Cross-CZO National
Spatial patterns of vegetation, soils and microtopography from terrestrial laser scanning on two semi-arid hillslopes of contrasting lithology. Harman C.J., Lohse K.A., Troch P.A., Sivapalan M. (2014): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119(2): 163-180 Cross-CZO
Streamside Forest Buffer Width Needed to Protect Stream Water Quality, Habitat, and Organisms: A Literature Review. Sweeney, B. W., and Newbold, J. D. (2014): Journal of the American Water Resources Association 50 (3):560–584
Evaluation of an instrumental method to reduce error in canopy water storage estimates via mechanical displacement. Van Stan J.T., K.A. Martin, J. Friesen, M.T. Jarvis, J.D. Lundquist, & D.F. Levia (2013): Water Resources Research
Stemflow and dissolved organic carbon cycling: temporal variability in concentration, flux, and UV-vis spectral metrics in a temperate broadleaved deciduous forest in the eastern USA. Levia, D.F.*, J.T. Van Stan*, S.P. Inamdar, M.T. Jarvis, M.J. Mitchell, S.M. Mage, C.E. Scheick, & P.J. McHale (2012): Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 207-216. [* equal contributors]
Assessing the Effects of Canopy-derived Nutrient Fluxes on Key Soil Ecosystem Services. Rosier, C. L., A. Aufdenkampe, J. Kan, D. Levia, and J. Van Stan (2012): White Clay Wild and Scenic Watershed Summit, Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, Pennsylvania, Sep. 25
Landscape-Scale Variation in Soil Microbial Communities Across a Forested Watershed. Eilers, Kathryn. (2011): Thesis, University of Colorado, Master of Arts, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Cross-CZO
A 13C DOC tracer approach to estimate the contribution of semi- labile dissolved organic carbon to stream ecosystem metabolism. Kaplan, L.A., J. D. Newbold and A. K. Aufdenkampe. (2011): Goldschmidt 2011 conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August 14-19. p. 1147
Atmospheric deposition and corresponding variability of stemflow chemistry across temporal scales in a mid-Atlantic broadleaved deciduous forest canopy. Levia, D.F., J.T. Van Stan, C.M. Siegert, S.P. Inamdar, M.J. Mitchell, S.M. Mage, & P.J. McHale (2011): Atmospheric Environment 45: 3046-3054
Reducing error associated with compression derived measurements of whole-tree rainfall interception within the Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory. Van Stan, J.T., Levia, D.F., Jarvis, M.T. and Friesen, J. (2011): 3rd Annual National CZO PI meeting, Boulder, CO, September 13-15
Atmospheric Deposition and Corresponding Variability of Throughfall and Stemflow Chemistry Across Temporal Scales in a Mid-Atlantic Broadleaved Deciduous Forest . Levia, D.F., J.T. Van Stan, C.M. Siegert, S.P. Inamdar, M.J. Mitchell, S.M. Mage, P. McHale. (2010): Abstract H53F-1106. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Biomineralization by a Newly-Isolated Stalk-Forming Fe-oxidizing Bacterium: Towards Interpretation of Putative Fe Microfossils Abstract B51G-0437. Krepski, S.T., C.S. Chan. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Temporal variability of stemflow volume in a beech-yellow poplar forest in relation to tree species and size. Levia, D.F., Van Stan, II, J.T., Mage, S.M., and Kelley-Hauske, P.W. (2010): Journal of Hydrology 380 (1/2):112-120.
Microclimatological and Physiological Controls of Stomatal Conductance and Transpiration of Co-Occurring Seedlings with Varying Shade Tolerance . Siegert, C.M., D.F. Levia. (2010): Abstract H33B-1132. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Quality of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Watershed Compartments for a Forested Mid-Atlantic Watershed. Singh, S., S.P. Inamdar, N. Finger, M.J. Mitchell, D.F. Levia, D. Scott, H. Bais. (2010): Abstract B13D-0508. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory: Preliminary Results from the Vegetation Survey for Validation of Airborne LiDAR Imagery. Van Stan, J., S. Stotts, D. Levia, J. Pizzuto, D. Sparks (2010): 3rd Annual National CZO PI meeting, Boulder, CO, September 13-15
Temporal Variability of Stemflow Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) Concentrations and Quality from Morphologically Contrasting Deciduous Canopies . Van Stan, J.T., D.F. Levia, S.P. Inamdar, M.J. Mitchell, S.M. Mage. (2010): Abstract B13D-0516. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Mitigation of agricultural nonpoint pollution by a reforested riparian buffer in the Mid-Atlantic Piedmont. Newbold, J. D., S. Herbert, and B. W. Sweeney (2009): Stroud Preserve Watersheds National Monitoring Project. Final report. Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, PA, USA, 53 pp.
Biophysical controls on organic carbon fluxes in fluvial networks. Battin, T. J., L. A. Kaplan, S. Findlay, C. S. Hopkinson, E. Marti, A. I. Packman, J. D. Newbold, and F. Sabater (2008): Nature Geoscience 1:95-100
Biome-level biogeography of streambed microbiota. Findlay, R. H., C. Yeates, M. A. J. Hullar, D. A. Stahl, and L. A. Kaplan (2008): Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:3014-3021
Spatial and temporal variation in streambed bacterial community composition and correlation with environmental variables. Hogan, K.R. (2008): Ph.D. dissertation. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Protecting Headwaters: The scientific basis for safeguarding stream and river ecosystems. Kaplan, L. A., T. L. Bott, J. K. Jackson, J. D. Newbold, and B. W. Sweeney (2008): Stroud Water Research Center
How planting method, weed abatement, and herbivory affect afforestation success. Sweeney, B. W., S. J. Czapka, and C. Petrow (2007): Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 31:85-92
Primary productivity and community respiration. Bott, T. L. (2006): Methods in Stream Ecology, 2nd ed., pp.263-290. Elsevier, New York
Ecosystem metabolism in Piedmont streams: reach geomorphology modulates the influence of riparian vegetation. Bott, T. L., J. D. Newbold, and D. B. Arscott (2006): Ecosystems 9:398-421
Recurring seasonal dynamics of microbial communities in stream habitats. Hullar, M. A. J., L. A. Kaplan, and D. A. Stahl (2006): Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:713-722
Riparian Deforestation, Stream Narrowing, and Loss of Stream Ecosystem Services. Sweeney, B. W., T. L. Bott, J. K. Jackson, L. A. Kaplan, J. D. Newbold, L.J. Standley, W. C. Hession, and R. J. Horwitz (2004): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:14132-14137
Contributions of microbial biofilms to ecosystem processes in stream mesocosms. Battin, T. J., L. A. Kaplan, J. D. Newbold, and C. E. Hansen (2003): Nature 426:439-442
Effects of current velocity on the nascent architecture of stream microbial biofilms. Battin, T. J., L. A. Kaplan, J. D. Newbold, X. Cheng, and C. Hansen (2003): Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 63:5443-5452
Riparian forest restoration: Increasing success by reducing plant competition and herbivory. Sweeney, B. W., S. J. Czapka, and T. Yerkes (2002): Restoration Ecology 10(2): 1 - 9
Paired comparisons of effects of type of riparian vegetation on stream fishes: implications for restoration. Horwitz, R. J., W. C. Hession, and B. W. Sweeney (2000): American Water Resources Association 197-202
Effects of streamside vegetation on macroinvertebrate communities of White Clay Creek in Eastern North America. Sweeney, B. W. (1993): Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 144:291-340
19 Dec 2011 - On the underside of a beech leaf, there may be small, white clumps that look like cotton candy. Upon closer look, these sticky fibers encase...