Resources

Road Salt Research

Real Estate Development and the Effects of Deicing Compounds on the Water Quality of Alum Creek.

Kevin Svitana, assistant professor of biology and earth science at Otterbein, delivered a research presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA), held in Minneapolis, MN, in October 2011. Co-authored with student Lauren Kopas, “Real Estate Development and the Effects of Deicing Compounds on the Water Quality of Alum Creek” looks at the effect of deicing compounds (road salt) on the water quality in Alum Creek.