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Shenandoah National Park

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  Partnership Projects in Shenandoah National Park



  • 1999 - Develop Episodic Stream Acidification Model

  • 2002 - Develop Park-Wide Episodic Acidification Vulnerability Map

  • 2005 - Assess Effects of Human Activities and Recreational Use on Bacteria Concentrations in Streams

  • 2007 - Publication of USGS Fact Sheet on Acidification Vulnerability Modeling



Publications:

 

Deviney, F.A. Jr., Rice, K.C. and Hornberger, G.M., 2006, Time series and recurrence interval models to predict the vulnerability of streams to episodic acidification in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Water Resources Research, 42, Issue 9, Sept. 2006.

Hyer, K.E., 2007, Escherichia coli concentrations in recreational streams and backcountry drinking-water supplies in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, 2005-2006. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5160. 18 p

Rice, K.C., Chanat, J.G., Hornberger, G.M., and Webb, J.R., 2004, Interpretation of concentration-discharge patterns in acid-neutralizing capacity during stormflow in three small, forested catchments in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: Water Resources Research, vol. 40, no. 5, W05301, doi:10.1029/2003WR002709.

Rice, K.C., Deviney, F.A. and Webb, J.R., 2004, Vulnerability of streams to episodic acidification in Shenandoah National Park [abs.]: Virginia Water Research Symposium, Oct. 4-6, 2004, Blacksburg, VA.

Rice, K.C., Deviney, Jr., F.A., and Hornberger, G.M., 2006, Time series and recurrence interval models to predict the vulnerability of streams to episodic acidification in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 38, No. 7; Philadelphia, PA.

Rice, K.C., Deviney, F.A. Jr., Hornberger, G.M. and Webb, J.R., 2006, . Predicting the vulnerability of streams to episodic acidification and potential effects on aquatic biota in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. U.S. Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5259. 51 p.

Rice, K.C., Deviney, F.A. Jr. and Olson, G., 2007,. Acid rain in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3057. 4 p.

Rice, K.C., Hornberger, G.M., and Webb, J.R., 2000, Episodic variation of acid-neutralizing capacity in streamwater at Paine Run, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: AGU Spring Meeting, May 2000, Washington, D.C., published as a supplement to the May 9, 2000 issue of Eos, p. S259.

Rice, K.C., Maben, S.W., and Webb, J.R., 2001, Water-quality data of soil water from three watersheds, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, 1999-2000. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-236. 17 p.

 

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