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The Effect of Structure and Lithology on Aspect Ratio of Fluvial Channels: A Field-Based Quantitative Study of the New River in Three Geologic Provinces
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-17)
Fluvial channel geometry is controlled by the interaction of a number of geologic and hydraulic variables. The width of mixed alluvial-bedrock channels generally is a function of discharge, with variations due to local ...
CHARACTERIZING A HIDDEN FISHERY: SETLINE FISHING IN THE NEW RIVER, VIRGINIA
(Virginia Tech, 2013-12-19)
Catfishes Ictaluridae are important food fish that are harvested from the New River, Virginia by multiple methods, yet standard creel survey approaches do not accurately sample setline effort, a popular fishing gear for ...
Detection probabilities and local population demographics of fishes in urbanized and forested streams of the New River basin, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2009-12-15)
Aquatic biodiversity continues to decline as humans modify the landscape. A population-level approach is necessary to address the mechanisms of impairment in urban stream habitats. When estimating population-level ...
An Examination of the Reference Watershed Approach for TMDLs with Benthic Impairments
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-22)
This research addresses the Reference Watershed Approach (RWA) in the TMDL process for benthic impairments. In the RWA, do different land use sources (DOQQ and NLCD) or use of alternative water quality models (GWLF and ...
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 ...
Genetic Characterization of Intermixed Walleye Stocks in Claytor Lake and the Upper New River, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-02)
Historically, the New River may have contained a genetically unique, river-spawning population of walleye (Stizostedion vitreum). Additionally, a number of genetically different walleye stocks have been stocked in Claytor ...
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 ...
A geophysical characterization of New River terrace deposits in Giles County, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-05)