Dr. Merritts observing a steep bank of sediment built up behind a milldam in MD
Explore an updated list of WSI's publications as well as selected scholarly works of our Lead Scientists and GIS Specialists that inform our approach to water quality issues.
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Legacy sediment erosion hot spots: A cost-effective approach for targeting water quality improvements
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 2019
Cost Effectiveness of Legacy Sediment Mitigation at Big Spring Run in Comparison to Other Best Management Practices in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Removing Legacy Impairments to Promote Ground and Surface Water Quality
Willingness to Invest in Legacy Sediment Mitigation: Results from a Field Experiment with Rural Landowners
Natural Streams and the Legacy of Water-Powered Mills
Science Magazine, 2008
Freeze-thaw processes and intense rainfall: the one-two punch for high sediment and nutrient loads from mid-Atlantic watersheds
The rise and fall of Mid-Atlantic streams: Millpond sedimentation, milldam breaching, channel incision, and stream bank erosion.
Reviews in Engineering Geology, 2013
Anthropocene streams and base-level controls from historic dams in the unglaciated mid-Atlantic region, USA
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 2011
Legacy sediment storage in New England river valleys: Anthropogenic processes in a postglacial landscape
Legacy Sediment 2.0 PowerPoint
Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation PowerPoint