Luna B. Leopold--pioneer setting the stage for modern hydrology

Ground Water
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In 1986, during the first year of graduate school, the lead author was sampling the water from a pitcher pump in front of “The Shack,” the setting of the opening essays in Aldo Leopold's renowned book A Sand County Almanac. The sampling was part of my Master's work that included quarterly monitoring of water quality on the Leopold Memorial Reserve (LMR) near Baraboo, Wisconsin. The Shack was already a well-known landmark, and it was common to come upon visitors and hikers there. As such, I took no special note of the man who approached me as I was filling sample bottles and asked, as was typical, “What are you doing?”

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Luna B. Leopold--pioneer setting the stage for modern hydrology
Series title Ground Water
DOI 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.00994.x
Volume 50
Issue 6
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher Wiley
Contributing office(s) Wisconsin Water Science Center
Description 5 p.
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Larger Work Title Ground Water
First page 966
Last page 970
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