Wappinger Creek in Spring (image) Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Caption Wappinger Creek in New York's Hudson Valley was one of the streams investigated in the study. Credit Rebecca Allan Usage Restrictions Can be used to promote this press release. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.