How Land Use Change Affects Water Quality, Aquatic Life

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 17:01 in Earth & Climate

Using 20 years of data from federal and state agencies, a fisheries biologist and Fulbright scholar are tracking how land use changes have impacted the water quality and aquatic life in lakes and streams in northeastern South Dakota. These environmental impacts can put pressure on aquatic ecosystems that, in the short term, can have a more dramatic effect than climate change.

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