Posts Tagged ‘Montana’

Yellowstone River Oil Spill- Redeux

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Well, you may have noticed that I have not said anything about the Yellowstone River Oil Spill since our original entry. Yet, in truth, we have been busily working on the project in-house.  The experience has not been all-together positive; quite the contrary. This entry deals with how the public loses because of bureaucracy; bureaucracy […]

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Biological Monitoring Covariates

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

When monitoring environmental impacts of anthropogenic activities, it is useful to collect ancillary data to use as covariates. These variables can help account for natural variation in the communities studies, which helps prevent their confounding of observations. In our work with benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages, we always collect flow measures for this purpose (near-substrate flow measures […]

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Wyoming Educational Benthic Macroinvertebrate Project

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

If you are interested in attaining a copy of the document, post a comment here so I can gauge community interest in these wonderful aquatic insect pictures.

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~Jefferson River Montana~

Friday, June 25th, 2010

The Jefferson River Flooded last weekend. All the hay fields in the area were flooded and roads that have not been submerged in recent history became gentle rivulets. The High water is good for the Jefferson River because it has had many years of below average flows–and fine sediments have built up among the interstitial […]

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