Useful Links by ACES Department

Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
 Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality

  • Center for Aquatic Ecology
    A part of U of I's own Illinois Natural History Survey. Includes research, publications, and outreach, as well as opportunities for Graduate Students.

  • Economic Effects of Controls on Nitrogen Fertilizer
    Full-text HTML publication, spurred by rising concerns about the role of agricultural chemicals as water contaminants, examines policy alternatives that might control nitrogen fertilizer as a source of nitrates in water.

  • EPA Water Science
    This site is packed with information, tools, pollution controls, health advisories, etc. (U.S. Gov)

  • Illinois State Water Survey
    Provides lots of general information, current and historical, as well as information on the Survey's current research.

  • Illinois Watershed Management Clearinghouse
    This site is designed to provide citizen groups, watershed consultants, and others in Illinois with the tools to create and implement a plan to address local watershed issues.

  • RiverWatch
    Provides results from the monitoring of Illinois streams. (IL Gov)

  • Water Quality Information Center
    Provides access to the Database of Online Documents Covering Water and Agriculture, currently containing 1,442 titles, along with other resources. (National Agriculture Library)