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  • 5/03/2017
    Nematodes: New Indicators for Road Impacts (Score: 0.21)

    A new study offers a creative way to monitor roadside ecosystem changes: by tracking nematodes, or roundworms, through the soil.

    Tags:

    • monitoring
    • roads
    • soil
    • nematodes
    • roundworms

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • biodiversity

  • 3/23/2017
    Nineteen Years of Wild Brook Trout Monitoring (Score: 0.21)

    After relatively low levels observed in 2014, natural reproduction of brook trout rebounded in 2015, with an average increase of…

    Tags:

    • water quality
    • monitoring
    • streams
    • fisheries
    • fish

    Themes:

    • water quality
    • biodiversity

  • 9/30/2015
    Using Temperature Dataloggers to Monitor Bird Nesting Success (Score: 0.21)

    Dataloggers improve bird nest monitoring capabilities and reduce costs

    Tags:

    • temperature
    • monitoring
    • remote sensing
    • birds
    • wildlife

    Themes:

    • biodiversity

  • 3/22/2017
    Long-term Water Quality Trends in Lake Champlain Tributaries (Score: 0.18)

    New model parameters were applied to long-term data from 18 tributaries in the Lake Champlain basin to analyze water quality…

    Tags:

    • water quality
    • monitoring
    • nutrients
    • phosphorus
    • streams
    • lake champlain

    Themes:

    • water quality

  • 4/18/2017
    New Study Reveals Decline in Vermont Forest Birds (Score: 0.15)

    A 25-year study of Vermont’s forest birds has documented a 14.2 percent overall population decline, raising concerns about birds and…

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • climate change
    • conservation
    • monitoring
    • forests
    • habitat
    • birds
    • fragmentation

    Themes:

    • biodiversity

  • 4/01/2017
    2016 Vermont Forest Health Highlights (Score: 0.15)

    An annual assessment of Vermont’s forests provides a snapshot of forest health indicators from tree species abundance to major forest…

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • disease
    • monitoring
    • forests
    • non-native species
    • pests

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • invasive species

  • 2/20/2017
    Frog Distribution in a Changing Landscape (Score: 0.15)

    Thirty percent of the world's amphibian species are threatened, and researchers suspect that land use change may be implicated.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • land use
    • monitoring
    • roads
    • habitat
    • amphibians
    • wildlife
    • development

    Themes:

    • biodiversity

  • 7/28/2016
    Long-term Trends in Stream Macroinvertebrate Communities (Score: 0.15)

    Undeveloped streams are used to monitor long-term trends in macroinvertebrate communities

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • water quality
    • monitoring
    • streams
    • macroinvertebrates
    • fish
    • hydrology

    Themes:

    • water quality
    • biodiversity

  • 4/26/2016
    Twenty Years of Aerial Forest Monitoring (Score: 0.15)

    Aerial surveys of forests provide data to identify cause, extent, severity, and type of forest damages.

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • climate change
    • imagery
    • disease
    • disturbance
    • monitoring
    • forests
    • pests
    • maps

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • invasive species

  • 12/15/2014
    Assessment of the Biological Condition of Vermont Streams (Score: 0.15)

    Wadeable streams across Vermont were monitored for biological condition 2008-2012

    Tags:

    • water quality
    • monitoring
    • streams
    • macroinvertebrates
    • fish
    • clean water act

    Themes:

    • water quality
    • biodiversity

  • 7/01/2014
    Twenty Years of Monitoring the Bicknell's Thrush (Score: 0.15)

    The Vermont Center for Ecostudies has monitored the Bicknell's Thrush population in Vermont and the Greater Antilles islands.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • conservation
    • monitoring
    • birds
    • bicknell's thrush
    • migration
    • wildlife

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change
    • biodiversity