Tag: wetland monitoring

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Water Level Data Critical For Successful Coastal Wetland Restoration

Restoring Coastal California Wetlands Over 90 per cent of historical coastal wetlands in South Central California have been lost due to development. One such area is the former upper arms of the Devereux Slough, located just northwest of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) main campus. In the 1960s, the wetland was filled to create… Continue Reading »

Solinst Leveloggers Vital In Lithuania’s Water Conservation Efforts

Download Newsletter Solinst Leveloggers have played an important role in Lithuania’s water conservation and management efforts for a number of years. In 2005, Solinst Leveloggers were deployed as part of the country’s national groundwater monitoring network. The Leveloggers replaced their manual measurement methods, allowing lower operating costs and more frequent and accurate water level fluctuation… Continue Reading »

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Water Level Dataloggers For Assessing & Monitoring Stormwater Controls

Download Newsletter Stormwater monitoring is ever increasing in importance. With continued development and urbanization, comes the loss of green space—space that once absorbed stormwater runoff. These areas are replaced by impervious surfaces such as roads, rooftops, and parking lots. Altering land-use leads to considerable changes in the natural drainage pattern. Stormwater management creates a new… Continue Reading »

Chile Water Fund Project Tests Durability Of Monitoring Instruments

The Nature Conservancy has created a unique method of preserving freshwater resources through Water Funds. Water Fund projects bring together private and public water users, to pay landowners for the conservation and protection of the freshwater sources they share. Efforts focus on conserving and investing in green infrastructure, which help ensure high quality drinking water…. Continue Reading »

Levelogger Proves Useful In Ecohydrological Research

Vernal wetlands are temporary pools of water that fluctuate seasonally with complex hydrological processes. They receive inputs from precipitation, runoff, and subsurface flow, and are influenced by geology, soil, and climate. This creates a unique habitat for diverse flora, amphibians and insects, including some threatened and endangered species. Continue Reading »

Of Salt And Sand – The Story Of Two Of Nebraska’s Most Unique Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem

Day Two began with a very interesting presentation by Ed Harvey with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ed presented ongoing research from two of Nebraska’s most unique groundwater dependent ecosystems – Eastern Saline Wetlands and Sandhills Fens. Due to the unique composition of the groundwater that feeds these two ecosystems, the species found in these environments are not native… Continue Reading »