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Contesting Risk, Expertise, and Environmental Justice on the Fenceline: The Cases of the Navajo Nation, Radford Arsenal, and Camp Minden
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-14)
This dissertation examines the contestations over the politics of knowledge, risk, and environmental justice in three fenceline sites. Mobilizing the fenceline standpoint to study risk strengthens our objective understanding ...
Studies of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Use for Biomonitoring of Mid-Atlantic Highland Streams
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-10)
Research was conducted in three areas of water quality assessment. Long term ecological monitoring data from Shenandoah National Park (SNP) were analyzed and a protocol for data analysis was presented. Streams in SNP ...
Gene Flow and Dispersal Among Populations of the Stonefly Peltoperla tarteri (Plecoptera: Peltoperlidae) in the Southern Appalachians
(Virginia Tech, 2000-11-14)
Despite a number of recent studies focused on the issue, patterns of stream insect dispersal in temperate streams of North America remain poorly understood. Movement of benthic invertebrates is notoriously difficult to ...
Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Quantifying Uncertainty in Fluvial Applications
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-18)
Stream morphology is an important aspect of many hydrological and ecological applications such as stream restoration design (SRD) and estimating sediment loads for total maximum daily load (TMDL) development. Surveying of ...
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 ...
Community responses of aquatic macroinvertebrates to heavy metals in laboratory and outdoor experimental streams
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988)
Changes in respiration rates and biomass attributes of epilithon due to extended exposure to zinc
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986)
The roles of predation, competition, and exploitation in the community dynamics of the New River in West Virginia
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989)
Broken-formations of the Pulaski thrust sheet near Pulaski, Virginia
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1983)
Ecology and energetics of an aquatic detritivore, Pteronarcys proteus (Plecoptera: Pteronarcyidae)
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985)