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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:

 

Chanat, J.G., Rice, K.C., and Hornberger, G.M., 2002, Consistency of patterns in concentration-discharge plots: Water Resources Research, 10.1029/2001WR000971.

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, W09405, doi:10.1029/2005WR004740.

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., 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., S.W. Maben, and J.R. Webb. 2001 . (download PDF reader) 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.

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., F.A. Deviney, and J.R. Webb. 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., F.A. Deviney, Jr., G.M. Hornberger, and J.R. Webb. 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., F.A. Deviney, and G. Olson. 2007. Acid rain in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3057. 4 p.

 

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