AppAqua takes a multidisciplinary approach to better understand the complex human-environmental interactions affecting water resources in the Southern Appalachian headwaters. The cluster developed a high-resolution geospatial database for the Upper South Fork of the New River (USFNR) watershed as part of a long-term water quality monitoring program. AppAqua studies the long-term spatial relationships between land cover change and water quality in the USFNR watershed that integrates methods and data from physical (hydro-geomorphic), biologic, and social sciences.
Jeff Colby, Department of Geography and Planning
Shea Tuberty, Department of Biology
Derek Martin, Department of Geography and Planning
Chuanhui Gu, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University