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NSL Research Sponsored by DEC
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Controlling Channel Instability

Design criteria for channel erosion control structures developed:

Procedures developed for predicting streambank erosion:

Methods tested for controlling severe bank erosion with combinations of vegetation and structure:

Stream Restoration Technology

Estimating the effects of woody debris removal on channel flow capacity:

Unstable stream restoration criteria developed:

Water Quality

Analysis of water quality of drop pipe inlet basins:

Agricultural contaminants in mixed agricultural watersheds:

Small impoundments for reducing offsite agricultural pollution:

Test developed to screen contaminated sediments for toxicity:


Vertebrate habitats created by drop pipes:

Environmental evaluations of watersheds:

IBI tested in unstable, warmwater streams:

Habitat recovery in incised, channelized streams is facilitated by construction of grade control structures:

Ecological value of channel erosion control structures quantified:

New Upland Erosion Control Practices

Agricultural Management Systems to Reduce Sediment Production:

No-till economically attractive:

No-till reduces runoff and erosion:

Legume cover crops with superior reseeding characteristics identified:

Stiff-grass hedges are low-cost biological sediment control structures:

Erosion Processes Information

No-Till Soil Loss Reduction Much More than Previously Thought:

Lower Erosivity Values for Mid-South:

Improved Analysis Techniques of Watershed Systems:

Fundamental Information on Sediment Transport

Improved Management of Watersheds from Research Database: