2001-2002 Annual Report
Table of Contents



Director’s Message
Stephen B. Weisberg

 

SOURCES


Characteristics of effluents from large municipal wastewater treatment facilities between 1998 and 2000          ABSTRACT
Andrea Steinberger and Kenneth C. Schiff

Characteristics of effluents from small municipal wastewater treatment facilities in 2000          ABSTRACT
Andrea Steinberger and Kenneth C. Schiff

Characteristics of effluents from non-power industrial facilities in 2000          ABSTRACT
Andrea Steinberger and Kenneth C. Schiff

Characteristics of dredged material disposal to the Southern California Bight between 1991 and 1997          ABSTRACT
Andrea Steinberger, Eric D. Stein, and Kenneth C. Schiff

Modeling stormwater mass emissions to the Southern California Bight          ABSTRACT
Drew Ackerman and Kenneth C. Schiff

A comparison of neustonic plastic and zooplankton abundance in southern California’s coastal waters          ABSTRACT
Charles J. Moore, Shelly L. Moore, Stephen B. Weisberg, Gwen L. Lattin, and Ann F. Zellers 


FATES


Evaluating HSPF in an arid, urbanized watershed          ABSTRACT
Drew Ackerman, Kenneth C. Schiff, and Stephen B. Weisberg

A characterization of water quality in the Los Angeles River          ABSTRACT
Drew Ackerman, Kenneth C. Schiff, Heather Trim, and Michael Mullin

Organophosphorous pesticides in stormwater runoff from southern California          ABSTRACT
Kenneth C. Schiff and Martha Sutula

Significance of sediment resuspension and tidal exchange to reduction of polychlorinated biphenyl mass in San Diego Bay, California          ABSTRACT
Jian Peng, Eddy Y. Zeng, Teh-Lung Ku, and Shangde Luo

In-situ measurements of polychlorinated biphenyls in the waters of San Diego Bay          ABSTRACT
Eddy Y. Zeng, Jian Peng, David Tsukada, and Teh-Lung Ku

The relative importance of sediment and water column supplies of nutrients to the growth and tissue nutrient content of the green macroalga Enteromorpha intestinalis across an estuarine resource gradient          ABSTRACT
Krista Kamer, Peggy Fong, Rachel L. Kennison, and Kenneth C. Schiff

Rates of inorganic nitrogen uptake by the estuarine green macroalgae Enteromorpha intestinalis and Ulva expansa          ABSTRACT
Krista Kamer, Rachel L. Kennison, and Peggy Fong

Nutrient limitation of the macroalga, Enteromorpha intestinalis, across a range of water column nutrients and initial  tissue nutrient status          ABSTRACT
Krista Kamer, Rachel L. Kennison, Peggy Fong, and Kenneth C. Schiff

Equal loads of nutrients administered to macroalgae via pulses of differing frequency and concentration affect growth and tissue nutrients of Enteromorpha intestinalis and Ulva expansa          ABSTRACT
Krista Kamer, Rachel L. Kennison, Peggy Fong, and Kenneth C. Schiff

Inactivation of indicator bacteria from various sources of fecal contamination in seawater and freshwater          ABSTRACT
Rachel T. Noble, Ioannice M. Lee, and Kenneth C. Schiff

Evaluation of PCB bioaccumulation patterns in white sea urchins (Lytechinus pictus) using multiple approaches          ABSTRACT
James A. Noblet, Eddy Y. Zeng, and Kerry J. Ritter 


EFFECTS


Relationship between rainfall and beach bacterial concentrations on Santa Monica Bay beaches          ABSTRACT
Drew Ackerman and Stephen B. Weisberg

Adaptation to mercury contamination in an aquatic oligochaete worm          ABSTRACT
Doris E. Vidal

Toxicity of parking lot runoff after simulated rainfall          ABSTRACT
Darrin J. Greenstein, Liesl L. Tiefenthaler, and Steven M. Bay

Effects of rainfall intensity and duration on first flush of stormwater pollutants          ABSTRACT
Liesl L. Tiefenthaler and Kenneth C. Schiff

Effect of antecedent dry periods on the accumulation of potential pollutants on parking lot surfaces using simulated rainfall          ABSTRACT
Liesl L. Tiefenthaler, Kenneth C. Schiff, Steven M. Bay, and Darrin J. Greenstein

Stormwater toxicity in Chollas Creek and San Diego Bay, California          ABSTRACT
Kenneth C. Schiff, Steven M. Bay, and Dario W. Diehl

Impacts of stormwater discharges on the nearshore benthic environment of Santa Monica Bay          ABSTRACT
Kenneth C. Schiff and Steven M. Bay

The prevalence of non-indigenous species in southern California embayments and their effects on benthic macroinvertebrate communities          ABSTRACT
Tim K. Mikel, Ronald G. Velarde, J. Ananda Ranasinghe, Stephen B. Weisberg, David E. Montagne, Donald B. Cadien, Robert W. Smith, and Ann Dalkey

Invaders in the open sea: Establishment of the New Zealand snail Philine auriformis in southern California coastal waters          ABSTRACT
Donald B. Cadien and J. Ananda Ranasinghe 


INTEGRATION


Southern California’s marine monitoring system ten years after the national research council evaluation          ABSTRACT
Brock Bernstein and Stephen B. Weisberg

Storm effects on regional beach water quality along the southern California shoreline          ABSTRACT
Rachel T. Noble, Stephen B. Weisberg, Molly K. Leecaster, Charles D. McGee, John H. Dorsey, Patricia Vainik, and Victoria Orozco-Borbón

Remote-sensed analysis of the influence of 1997-1998 El Niño on the California pelagic ecosystem          ABSTRACT
Nikolay P. Nezlin, William M. Hamner, and Louis D. Zeidberg

Comparison of total coliform, fecal coliform, and enterococcus bacterial indicator response for ocean recreational water quality testing          ABSTRACT
Rachel T. Noble, Douglas F. Moore, Molly K. Leecaster, Charles D. McGee, and Stephen B. Weisberg

The stormwater monitoring coalition: Stormwater research needs in southern California          ABSTRACT
Brock Bernstein and Kenneth C. Schiff

First occurrence of blackspot wrasse, Decodon melasma Gomon 1974 (pisces: labridae), in California          ABSTRACT
M. James Allen and Ami K. Groce

First occurrence of speckletail flounder, Engyophrys sanctilaurentii Jordan & Bollman 1890 (Pisces: Bothidae), in California          ABSTRACT
M. James Allen and Ami K. Groce

Addition of blacklip dragonet, Synchiropus atrilabiatus Garman 1899 (Pisces: Callionymidae) to the California ichthyofauna          ABSTRACT
Ami K. Groce, Richard H. Rosenblatt, and M. James Allen

Influence of geologic setting on slope wetland classification and hydrodynamics          ABSTRACT
Eric D. Stein, Michelle Mattson, A. Elizabeth Fetscher, and Kenneth J. Halama


METHODS AND DEVELOPMENT


Theoretical considerations on the use of solid phase microextraction with complex environmental samples          ABSTRACT
Eddy Y. Zeng and James A. Noblet

Comparison of bacterial indicator analysis methods in stormwater-affected coastal waters          ABSTRACT
Rachel T. Noble, Molly K. Leecaster, Charles D. McGee, and Stephen B. Weisberg

Making performance-based chemistry work: How we created comparable data among laboratories as part of a southern California marine regional assessment          ABSTRACT
Richard Gossett, Rodger Baird, Kimberly Christensen, and Stephen B. Weisberg

Potential application of gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry in the measurement of coeluting isomers          ABSTRACT
Eddy Y. Zeng, C.C. Chou, and Charlie Yu

Quantifying taxonomic richness in terms of level of rarity assessed by a fixed count         ABSTRACT
Kerry J. Ritter, David S. Birkes, and N. Scott Urquhart

PAH exposure and DNA damage in flatfish from Southern California bays and harbors, and the Channel Islands          ABSTRACT
Jeffrey S. Brown and Scott A. Steinert


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