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Assessment of the Source and Mobility of Phosphorus in the Hydrologic System in Western Wisconsin
Lake eutrophication due to nutrient loading from phosphorus (P) is a growing problem across the Midwest, causing a loss of aquatic biodiversity, damage to fisheries, and adverse impacts on human health. Although eutrophication ...
Surface and Groundwater Chemistry of Western WI : Establishing an Environmental Baseline
The expansion of silica sand mining and concentrated animal feeding operations in western WI over the past decade has generated concerns about potential contamination of surface water and groundwater systems. However, the ...
A Case Study at Mud Lake : The Influence of Phosphorus Loading Through Lacustrine Groundwater Discharge on Eutrophication Events in a Stratified Flow-Through Lake in Western Wisconsin
Phosphorus (P)-laden runoff has been associated with lake eutrophication throughout the upper Midwest United States. Although P has been considered immobile in groundwater systems, an ongoing investigation at UW-Eau Claire ...
Measuring Stream Baseflow Conditions in West Central Wisconsin
This study seeks to measure baseflow conditions in West-Central Wisconsin to aid in determining the impacts of groundwater withdrawals on local streams. Streamflow is measured monthly at fourteen (14) sites across eleven ...