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- Konrad, Chris P., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2019 v.660 pp. 1472-1485
- United States Geological Survey; algae; biocenosis; ecoregions; fipronil; fish; habitats; herbicides; imidacloprid; insecticide residues; macroinvertebrates; models; nutrients; oxygen; piedmont; regression analysis; samplers; sediments; streams; total phosphorus; urbanization; water pollution; water quality; Southeastern United States
- ... During 2014, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) project assessed stream quality in 75 streams across an urban disturbance gradient within the Piedmont ecoregion of southeastern United States. Our objectives were to identify primary instream stressors affecting algal, macroinvertebrate and fish assemblages in wadeable streams. Biotic communities were surveye ...
- Konrad, Chris P, et al. Show all 18 Authors
- BioScience 2019 v.69 no.6 pp. 418-431
- anthropogenic activities; biodiversity; climate change; data collection; drought; freshwater; freshwater ecosystems; humans; monitoring; natural resource management; risk; rivers; water supply; North America
- ... Climate change is increasing the severity and extent of extreme droughts events, posing a critical threat to freshwater ecosystems, particularly with increasing human demands for diminishing water supplies. Despite the importance of drought as a significant driver of ecological and evolutionary dynamics, current understanding of drought consequences for freshwater biodiversity is very limited. We ...