hydrology

New digital water quality dataset released

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DGS has released a new dataset “The Determination of Total Nutrient Loads from the Nanticoke Watershed above the USGS Nanticoke River near Bridgeville Gauging Site (01487000) from Data Provided by an Automated Nutrient Analyzer “.

Assessing spatial distributions and vulnerability of stored soil carbon in St. Jones and Blackbird Marshes

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Delaware is home to extensive networks of tidal marshes, which provide an array of critical ecosystem services including carbon sequestration. These marshes accumulate carbon due to their relatively high plant productivity and relatively low rates of litter decomposition.

Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware (Project WiCCED)

Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware (Project WiCCED) is a multi-year National Science Foundation EPSCoR – funded effort that includes a consortium of scientists and educators from University of Delaware (UD), Delaware State University, Wesley College, and Delaware Technical and

Morphology and Tidal Inundation of Tidal Wetlands in the Delaware Estuary

An expanse of tidal wetlands fringes the Delaware Estuary and provides Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey with abundant ecosystem services including habitat for indigenous and migrating plants and wildlife, biogeochemical cycling of nutrients, preserving water quality, flood hazard mitigation

DGS releases two new datasets

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DGS has released two new datasets. One dataset is a spreadsheet format file containing results of hydraulic tests from Appendix 3 of the soon to published DGS Open File Report No. 53, “Kent County groundwater monitoring project: results of subsurface exploration“.

New article on cyanobacterial blooms in Coursey Pond published

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DGS staff member Scott Andres along with Bill Ullman and Tye Pettay from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, and Chris Main of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control had an article “Hydrophysical and Hydrochemical Controls of Cyanobacterial Blooms in Coursey Pond,