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Septic System Effects on Lake Lanier

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Tracking Phosphorus input to Atlanta's Water Supply RBC affiliate Dr. David Radcliffe, a soil scientist in the Department of Crop and Soil Science, will be using his expertise in septic systems, shallow groundwater flow, water quality,...

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The Supply and Demand of Trout in Georgia.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Mapping Georgia's trout fishery in space and time. Graduate students Hailey Yondo and Jenna Haag in the Warnell School of Forestry at the University of Georgia have been collaborating on a project with the Georgia Department...

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Forestry BMPs and At-Risk Aquatic Species in the Southeast

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Are Conservation Practices Protecting Aquatic Communites? RBC researchers Dr. Seth Wenger and Dr. Duncan Elkins are teaming up with USGS Co-op investigators Dr. Cecil Jennings and Dr. Brian Irwin to achieve a better understanding of the...

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Headwater Streams in a Warming World

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Carbon dynamics in warming streams Amy Rosemond, a professor in the Odum School of Ecology, is working with colleagues including RBC Director of Science Seth Wenger, John Benstead (University of Alabama), Vlad Gulis (Coastal Carolina), Ashley...

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Economic Sustainability of the Upper Floridian Aquifer

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="60" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]RBC affiliate Puneet Dwivedi is leading the UGA team on a four-university project, to look at the economic sustainability of agriculture and forestry in north Florida and south Georgia that rely on this water supply....

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Priority Areas for Water Protection in the Middle Chattahoochee

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The RBC is working with the Georgia Forestry Commission and the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water in Georgia are working to identify critical areas for protection of surface water supplies in the middle Chattahoochee watershed. Through facilitating...

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Georgia/Alabama Water Resources and Economics Conference

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="10"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Laurie Fowler of the River Basin Center helped organize a special session on trans-boundary water issues at the 2017 Alabama/Georgia Water Resource and Economics Conference, held October 23-25 in Phenix City, Alabama. (Where available, a PDF of the...

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Lake Herrick Projects

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Anyone who has spent time on UGA’s campus has probably visited Lake Herrick, a man-made lake on east campus. The lake has been closed to recreation for over 15 years due to potentially dangerous levels of bacteria and...

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River Flow and Ecological Function

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Investigating how changes in river flow impact important ecological functions. In order to appropriately manage rivers and predict the consequences of extreme events, such as droughts or floods, we need to understand how ecological processes change...

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Wastewater Treatment Wetlands Project

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="40"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Graduate students from UGA worked with the Sewanee, Tennessee, Utility District to design and install a constructed wetland for wastewater treatment. Students from ecology, engineering, environmental design, and law...

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