On the value of collecting long-term, periodic, synoptic water chemistry data in stream networks: Revealing structure and stability of headwater conditions

Jay P Zarnetske1, Benjamin Abbott2, Gilles Pinay3, Gerard Gruau4, William B Bowden5, Arial Shogren1 and Frances Iannucci5, (1)Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States, (2)Brigham Young University, Department of Plant and Wildlife Science, Provo, United States, (3)IRSTEA Lyon, RiverLy, Villeurbanne Cedex, France, (4)CNRS, UMR 6118, Géosciences Rennes, Rennes, France, (5)University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States