The Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) is an aquatic sciences research institute that works to improve management of aquatic systems in Southern California and beyond. Since its founding as an intergovernmental public agency in 1969, SCCWRP has been developing strategies, tools and technologies that the region’s water-quality management community relies on to more effectively protect and enhance the ecological health of Southern California’s coastal ocean and the watersheds that drain to it. As an R&D agency, SCCWRP’s reputation is built on conducting research and translating this science into actionable guidance and recommendations that inform management decision-making and policy development.
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Beck, M., E.T. Sherwood, J.R. Henkel, K. Dorans, K. Ireland, P. Varela. 2019. Assessment of the Cumulative Effects of Restoration Activities on Water Quality in Tampa Bay, Florida. Estuaries and Coasts https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-019-00619-w.

Le, C., S. Wu, C. Hu, M. Beck, X. Yang. 2019. Phytoplankton decline in the eastern North Pacific transition zone associated with atmospheric blocking. Geophysical Research Letters 10.1111/gcb.14737.

Taylor, J., E.D. Stein, M. Beck, K. Flint, A. Kinoshita. 2019. Vulnerability of Stream Biological Communities in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties to Climate Change Induced Alterations of Flow and Temperature. Technical Report 1084. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Beck, M., R.D. Mazor, S. Theroux, K.C. Schiff. 2019. The Stream Quality Index: A Multi-Indicator Tool for Enhancing Environmental Management Communication. Technical Report 1080. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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