WikiWatershed is an initiative of Stroud™ Water Research Center. The Stroud Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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Webinar for Delaware River Watershed Initiative Groups

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12–1 p.m. EST

This Model My Watershed (MMW) webinar for groups participating in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI) will review general usage and features of MMW and will place this in the context of DRWI projects and goals. The presenter will be David Arscott, Ph.D., Executive Director and Research Scientist at Stroud™ Water Research Center.

How to Participate

  1. Go to https://swrc.webex.com/swrc/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef252445c25338767ff21da24b36f8001. Enter your first and last name and email address. This event does not require a password. You may enter 60 minutes before the event start time.
  2. Click “Join Now.” If you experience a problem joining the event as a panelist, you can join as an attendee.

Webinar Description

The Stroud Center’s WikiWatershed website offers teachers, citizens, and professionals a suite of useful online and hands-on tools to promote freshwater stewardship. This webinar will introduce WikiWatershed and then focus on the Model My Watershed web app, which demonstrates the effects of land use and best management practices on your local streams and watersheds.

This webinar will be appropriate for individuals and groups working in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative.

WikiWatershed is an initiative of Stroud Water Research Center and is made possible through partnerships and contributions from individuals, organizations, and companies throughout the U.S., including: LimnoTech, Azavea, Penn State University, Utah State University, University of Washington, and Drexel University. Development of WikiWatershed has been funded by the William Penn Foundation, National Science Foundation, and Stroud Water Research Center.

About the Presenter

David Arscott, Ph.D., is Executive Director and Research Scientist at Stroud Water Research Center. He is a stream and river ecologist and has published research on riverine biodiversity, biogeochemistry, floodplain ecology, ecohydrology, and land-water interactions. He has field experiences that range across the U.S. and globally from the European Alps, to the Southern Alps, from the Arctic to the Antarctica, and in Central America. He received his Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, his M.S. from the University of New Hampshire, and his B.S. from Central Michigan University. Arscott co-leads WikiWatershed and EnviroDIY.org initiatives with other Stroud Center team members.

You might also be interested in: EnviroDIY.org: A Resource for Do-It-Yourself, Real-Time, Low-Cost Environmental Monitoring Solutions.