Category Archives: Arctic research

Research Spotlight: Erika Smull

Analysis of Rhodamine– WT and sodium chloride as stream tracers  Conservative tracers help to understand solute transport processes such as advection, dispersion, and transient storage. Two popular stream tracers are Rhodamine- WT (RWT) and sodium chloride (NaCl). NaCl is considered … Continue reading

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Measuring discharge with conservative tracers

Adam N. Wlostowski, Erika M. Smull, Michael N. Gooseff A quick, simple, and effective way to measure discharge in small headwater streams is to use dilution-gauging methods. Measuring flow with standard wading rod methods can be difficult in small streams, … Continue reading

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CSASN – June 2012 Field Campaign

We have traveled to the Toolik Field Stationin northern Alaska to prepare our research reach for the Changing Seasonality in Arctic Stream Networks (CSASN) project.  Our entire project group (including collaborators from University of Vermont and University of New Hampshire) … Continue reading

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