USGS Hydrologist surveys Large Woody Debris on the Roanoke River, VA

USGS Hydrologist surveys Large Woody Debris on the Roanoke River, VA

Detailed Description

USGS Hydrologist Adam Benthem surveys Large Woody Debris (LWD) on the Roanoke River, VA. Little is known about the transport, fate, and impacts on water quality of LWD which provide unique and critical habitat for many species. USGS employees monitor the river conditions to better understand these isolated communities.  

 

For more information on LWD research see;

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/esp.3463/full

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/esp.2135/full

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Image Dimensions: 4608 x 3456

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Location Taken: US