Research and Other Reports

Research and Other
J. Curt Stager, Brendan Wiltse, Brian F. Cumming, Thomas M. Holsen, Jonathan Stetler, Corey Laxson, Cristina E. Marcillo & Donald F. Charles April 20, 2019
This research aims to evaluate the extent to which Bear Pond has recovered from acidification, and determines the timing of that reversal to help identify its causes.
Corey Laxson, Daniel Kelting October 24, 2017
Our objective was to estimate the effect of road salt on soil base cation export for the Adirondack Park.
Johnstone, M., H. Smith, E. Holmlund, M. Modley, E. DeBolt, K. Rohne March 31, 2014
Recommendations for the Adirondack Region (2014)
Kelting June 14, 2014
Brief description of the AWI aquatic plant survey protocol
Kelting, D.L., and C.L. Laxson June 5, 2014
Commissioned report on environmental and economic costs of road salting and recommendations for improved winter road management
The objective of this study is to evaluate the recovery of the lake by examining historical limnological data. Concentrations of total phosphorus and chlorophyll-a in the surface water have...
Kelting, Laxson, Yerger June 5, 2014
Research paper on the relationship between lake salt concentrations and density of paved roads
Evans, C.A., D.L. Kelting June 5, 2014
Research paper on the tolerance of milfoil fragments to drying
Michale Glennon, Stephen Langdon, Madeleine Rubenstein, Molly Cross October 24, 2019
This research describes the impacts of temperature and precipitation on the occurrence and dynamics of boreal birds in the Adirondack Park.
Michale Glennon, Eric Holmlund, Dan Kelting, Heidi Kretzer, Zoe Smith October 1, 2019
This paper describes 4 case studies of applied scientific research around important conservation issues in the Adirondacks and how research has informed policy for the park.
Michale Glennon, Stephen Langdon, Madeleine Rubenstein, Molly Cross August 19, 2019
This research examines long-term changes in bird communities in boreal peatland habitats in the Adirondacks.
Kelting and Laxson May 30, 2014
Journal publication on a study that documented the effectiveness of using hand harvesting to control Eurasian watermilfoil
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