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Impact of mining effluent on fish populations


June 2015 - September 2016


in this project we examine effects of coal mining on stream fishes at individual, population, and community levels of organization


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 11

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 71

Presentations: 110



Funding Agencies

  • Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science


Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
  4. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  5. Wildlife Management Institute