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Evaluation of Current Management Strategies for the New River, Virginia, Muskellunge Fishery: Modeling the Effect of Alternative Harvest Regulations and Habitat Selection
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-01)
The purpose of this research was to evaluate current management strategies for the New River, Virginia, muskellunge Esox masquinongy fishery, which is the premier muskellunge fishery in the state. The primary objectives ...
Geographic distribution of southern- and northern-form brook trout populations in southwestern Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-06-12)
The brook trout <i>Salvelinus fontinalis</i> is the only salmonid native to the southern Appalachian Mountains, and is distributed across eastern North America from Canada to Georgia. This species was once abundant in ...
The Appalachian Power Company Along the New River: The Defeat of the Blue Ridge Project in Historical Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-11)
The Appalachian Power Company is an operating company of the American Electric Power Company, the largest electricity producing private electric system in the United States since 1953. The Appalachian Power Company held ...
New constraints on the late Cenozoic incision history of the New River, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-17)
The New River crosses the core of the ancient, tectonically quiescent Appalachian orogen as it follows its course through North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. It is ideally situated to record the changes in geomorphic ...
Evolution of transient topography on passive margins: A study of landscape disequilibrium in the southern Appalachian Mountains
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-22)
The mechanism through which the Appalachian Mountains have maintained moderate relief some ~300 Myr after the cessation of mountain building has long puzzled geomorphologists. As recent studies have shown that Appalachian ...
Characterization of the Vegetation and Soil of the Forest Communities at Camp Brookside in Summers County, West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-07)
Camp Brookside, a seasonal island, is located on the floodplain of the New River in Summers County, West Virginia. This island hosts several rare plant species and a rare plant community known as a riverside flat rock plant ...