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Indices of Biological Integrity - Efficacy of Salamanders in Mined Landscapes of Appalachia


July 2012 - May 2014


This project is current in its formulation stage - however, we are seeking to understand if using aquatic and terrestrial salamanders provide similar or better information on mine-land recovery and ecological integrity than traditional taxa such as aquatic macro-invertebrates.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355



Funding Agencies

  • Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research


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