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  • Heads in Appalachian Plateau
  • Flows mostly in Coastal Plain
  • Mostly free-flowing
  • Classic forested floodplain swamp in lower reaches
  • Excellent site for study of floodplain/main channel interactions in river with undisturbed hydrology
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Research Projects

Completed Projects

The links listed below will take you to individual webpages with additional information about their research in the Sipsey.

  • Sarah Pugh, Ph.D Graduate (2007) – Invasive organisms
  • Tom Kennedy, Ph.D. Graduate (2009) – Life history strategies and food web dynamics of floodplain fishes
  • B. J. Weibell, Ph.D. Graduate (2007) – Insect production dynamics