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Main Title Applying the EPA's Regional Vulnerability Assessment (ReVA) Approach to the Pennypack Creek Watershed. Final Report.
Author J. A. Sorrentino ; J. Featherstone ; M. M. Meenar
CORP Author Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA.
Year Published 2007
Stock Number PB2011-111355
Additional Subjects Environmental assessment ; Vulnerabilities ; Regional analysis ; Watersheds ; Natural resources ; Ecology ; River basins ; Water quality ; Water volume ; Environmental factors ; Biological indicators ; Decision making ; Geographic information system ; Pollution sources ; Land use ; Methodology ; Pennsylvania ; US EPA ; Regional Vulnerability Assessment(ReVA) ; Pennyback Creek Watershed
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NTIS  PB2011-111355 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 11/09/2011
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Abstract The Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) at Temple University was engaged by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to determine whether the ecological modeling approach known as ReVA (Regional Vulnerability Assessment) developed by the Environmental Protection Agency for large ecosystems or river basins could be applied at a much smaller scale for watersheds in Pennsylvania. The CSC chose the 57 square-mile Pennypack Creek Watershed (PCW) in southeastern Pennsylvania for this application. The CSC engaged a study team of scientists and researchers from universities, nonprofit organizations, and consulting firms to conduct this analysis. This report presents the results of this work. It includes a detailed assessment of the ReVA methodology and its applicability to the PCW, the preparation of a comprehensive Geographic Information System (GIS) database, the delineation of ecological indicators, the preparation of land-use scenarios, and the evaluation of the differential impacts of those scenarios on various watershed attributes.
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PUB Date Free Form Jan 2007
Category Codes 68D; 48G; 57H
NTIS Prices PC A10
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 119205000
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