Dr. Eric Stein

Eric Stein is the head of SCCWRP’s Biology Department, where he oversees a variety of projects related to in-stream and coastal water quality, hydromodification, ecohydrology, bioassessment, and monitoring and assessment of aquatic resources, including wetlands streams and estuaries. He received his B.S. in biology in 1987, M.Ed. in science education in 1988, and doctorate degree in environmental science and engineering in 1995, all from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Stein joined SCCWRP in 2002.

Education

D.Env., Environmental Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

M.Ed., Science Education, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988

B.S., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1987

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Stein is the head of the Biology Department at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP). Dr. Stein oversees a variety of projects related to in-stream and coastal water quality, hydromodification, ecohydrology, bioassessment, and monitoring and assessment of aquatic resources, including wetlands streams and estuaries. His research focuses on effects of human activities on the condition of aquatic ecosystems, and on developing tools to better assess and manage those effects. Dr. Stein serves on numerous technical workgroups, committees, and scientific advisory panels at the Federal, State, and local levels related to water quality and wetland and stream assessment and management.

Dr. Stein has research experience in a variety of disciplines related to environmental assessment, including multimedia distribution of environmental contaminants, stormwater monitoring and assessment, wetland functional assessment, and hydrologic and fluvial analysis. Before joining SCCWRP, Dr. Stein worked both for a private consultant and the Regulatory Branch of the Los Angeles District Corps of Engineers on issues related to wetlands and water quality management and regulation. Dr. Stein’s experience includes wetland delineation, design of mitigation and restoration projects, development of monitoring programs, establishment of mitigation banks, and landscape-scale assessment.

Professional Experience

Department Head, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA. 2002-Present

Adjunct Associate Professor, California State University, Los Angeles, Department of Geography and Urban Analysis. Los Angeles, CA. 1998-2001

Principal Ecologist, Associate Principal, PCR Services Corporation. Pasadena, CA. 1998-2002

Biologist, Senior Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Regulatory Branch. Los Angeles, CA. 1993-1998

Graduate Researcher, UCLA Environmental Science and Engineering Program. Los Angeles, CA. 1991-1993

Biology Teacher, Alhambra High School, Alhambra City School District. Alhambra, CA. 1988-1991

Educational Technology Consultant, IBM Educational Instruction Division. 1990-1995

Research Associate, UCLA Department of Physiology. Los Angeles, CA. 1984-1991

Honors and Awards

Doug Wilcox Award for Outstanding Associate Editor for Wetlands (2012)
Paul Douglas State Teaching Fellowship
U.S. Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

Professional Appointments

California Environmental Flows Workgroup (2017-present)

Special Issue Guest Editor (Issue on Environmental Water), Freshwater Biology (2016-2018)

Santa Clara River Estuary Ecological Flows Science Review Panel (2017-present)

California 4th Climate Assessment Workgroup (2017-2018)

Tijuana Estuary Tidal Restoration Program, Science Advisory Team (2016-present)

Wetland Recovery Project, Science Advisory Panel member (2014-present) )

California Healthy Streams Partnership (2011 – present)

Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission Technical Advisory Committee (2013-present)

USEPA, Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Nature Conservancy (TNC) - applying a watershed approach to wetlands mitigation decisions – technical advisory committee (2012 – present).

Associate Editor, Wetlands (Journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists) (2010 – 2015)

California Wetland Monitoring Workgroup, Co-chair (2008 – 2014)

USDA-NRCS National Easement Assessment Project – technical team (2011-2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Workgroup: Quantifying Significance of Aquatic Ecosystems (2010)

Southern California Wetlands Recovery Program Science Advisory Panel, Chair (2004 – 2010)

Ormond Beach Restoration Science Advisory Committee (2010)

Ballona Wetland Restoration Scientific Advisory Committee, Co-chair (2007-2010)

NOAA National Estuary Eutrophication Workgroup, S. Pacific Coast Coordinator (2007)

Society of Wetland Scientists, Western Chapter President (2008-2010)

Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetland Concerns Committee (2006- present)

National Wetlands Awards, Selection Committee (2007, 2008, 2012)

California State Stream and Wetland Protection Policy Science Advisory Team (2009 – 2012)

NOAA Water Quality Synthesis, Assessment, and Data Management (SAM) Technical Advisory Committee (2007-2009)

San Francisco Estuary Institute Sources Pathways and Loading Work Group (2006 – 2011)

Malibu Legacy Park Technical Advisory Committee (2008 – 2010)

US Army Corps of Engineers – National Workgroup on Arid Stream Assessment (2008)

Bay Area Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program – Science Advisory Group (2008 – 2012)

Technical Advisory Committee member for Assessment of Ecosystem Values of Watersheds in Southern California (2009 – 2011)

Science Advisory Panel for the National Evaluation of the Ecological Performance of Compensatory Mitigation (2009-2010)

Professional Societies and Certifications

Society for Freshwater Science
International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Society for Wetland Scientists
American Water Resources Association
American Geophysical Union
Pi Lambda Theta Educational Honor Society

Publications


Journal Articles

Giraldo, M.A., S. Dark, P. Pendleton, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor, J. Andreas. 2019. Environmental predictors of stream flow in semi-arid watersheds for biological assessments. Ecological Indicators 104:429-438.

Beck, M., R.D. Mazor, S. Johnson, K. Wisenbaker, J. Westfall, P.R. Ode, R. Hill, C. Loflen, M. Sutula, E.D. Stein. 2019. Prioritizing Management Goals for Stream Biological Integrity Within the Developed Landscape Context. Freshwater Science DOI:10.1086/705996.

Simons, A.L., R.D. Mazor, E.D. Stein, S. Nuzhdin. 2019. Using alpha, beta, and zeta diversity in describing the health of stream‐based benthic macroinvertebrate communities. Ecological Applications DOI:10.1002/eap.1896.

Parker, S.R., S.K. Adams, R.W. Lammers, E.D. Stein, B.P. Bledsoe. 2019. Targeted hydrologic model calibration to improve prediction of ecologically-relevant flow metrics. Journal of Hydrology 573:546-556.

Doughty, C.L., K.C. Cavanaugh, R.F. Ambrose, E.D. Stein. 2019. Evaluating regional resiliency of coastal wetlands to sea level rise through hypsometry‐based modeling. Global Change Biology 25:78-92.

Lane, B.A., S. Sandoval-Solis, E.D. Stein, S.M. Yarnell, G.B. Pasternack, H.E. Dahlke. 2018. Beyond Metrics? The Role of Hydrologic Baseline Archetypes in Environmental Water Management. Environmental Management DOI:10.1007/s00267-018-1077-7.

Guo, L., M. Brand, B.F. Sanders, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, E.D. Stein. 2018. Tidal asymmetry and residual sediment transport in a short tidal basin under sea level rise. Advances in Water Resources 121:1-8.

Mazor, R.D., J.T. May, A. Sengupta, K. McCune, B.P. Bledsoe, E.D. Stein. 2018. Tools for managing hydrologic alteration on a regional scale: Setting targets to protect stream health. Freshwater Biology DOI:10.1111/fwb.13062.

Arthington, A.H., J.G. Kennen, E.D. Stein, J.A. Webb. 2018. Recent advances in environmental flows science and water management - Innovation in the Anthropocene. Freshwater Biology DOI:10.1111/fwb.13108.

Kennen, J.G., E.D. Stein, J.A. Webb. 2018. Evaluating and managing environmental water regimes in a water-scarce and uncertain future. Freshwater Biology DOI:10.1111/fwb.13104.

Sengupta, A., S.K. Adams, B.P. Bledsoe, E.D. Stein, K. McCune, R.D. Mazor. 2018. Tools for managing hydrologic alteration on a regional scale: Estimating changes in flow characteristics at ungauged sites. Freshwater Biology DOI:10.1111/fwb.13074.

Sengupta, A., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein. 2018. Predicting Hydromodification in Streams using Non-Linear Memory Based Algorithms. A Southern California case study. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000853.

Stein, E.D., A. Sengupta, R.D. Mazor, K. McCune, B.P. Bledsoe, K. McCune, S. Adams. 2017. Application of regional flow-ecology relationships to inform watershed management decisions: Application of the ELOHA framework in the San Diego River watershed, California, USA. Ecohydrology 10:1869.

Fong, L.S., E.D. Stein, R.F. Ambrose. 2017. Development of Restoration Performance Curves for Streams in Southern California Using an Integrative Condition Index. Wetlands 37:289-299.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, R.D. Mazor. 2017. Transferability of bioassessment indices among water body types and ecoregions: A California experiment in wetland assessment. Ecological Indicators 81:65-73.

Howard, M.D.A., C. Nagoda, R.M. Kudela, K. Hayashi, A. Tatters, D.A. Caron, L. Busse, J.S. Brown, M. Sutula, E.D. Stein. 2017. Microcystin Prevalence throughout Lentic Waterbodies in Coastal Southern California. Toxins 9:231.

Pyne, M.I., D.M. Carlisle, C.P. Konrad, E.D. Stein. 2017. Classification of California streams using combined deductive and inductive approaches: Setting the foundation for analysis of hydrologic alteration. Ecohydrology 10:e1802.

Ode, P.R., A.C. Rehn, R.D. Mazor, K.C. Schiff, E.D. Stein, J.T. May, L.R. Brown, D.B. Herbst, D.J. Gillett, K. Lunde, C.P. Hawkins. 2016. Evaluating the adequacy of a reference-site pool for ecological assessments in environmentally complex regions. Freshwater Science 35:237-248.

Mazor, R.D., A.C. Rehn, P.R. Ode, M. Engeln, K.C. Schiff, E.D. Stein, D.J. Gillett, D.B. Herbst, C.P. Hawkins. 2016. Bioassessment in complex environments: designing an index for consistent meaning in different settings. Freshwater Science 35:249-271.

Saintilan, N., K. Rogers, C. Toms, E.D. Stein, D. Jacobs. 2016. Intermittent Estuaries: Linking Hydro-geomorphic Context to Climate Change Resilience. Journal of Coastal Research 75:133-137.

Brooks, R.P., D. Faber-Langendoen, G. Serenbetz, J. Rocchio, E.D. Stein, K. Walz. 2016. Towards Creating a National Reference Wetlands Registry. National Wetlands Newsletter 38:7-11.

Feldman, D.L., A. Sengupta, L. Stuvick, E.D. Stein, V. Pettigrove, M. Arora. 2015. Governance issues in developing and implementing offsets for water management benefits: Can preliminary evaluation guide implementation effectiveness?. WIREs Water 2:121-130.

Stein, E.D., L.G. Lackey, J.S. Brown. 2015. How accurate are probability-based estimates of wetland extent? Results of a California validation study. Wetlands Ecology and Management 24:347-356.

Cox, H., E.D. Stein, L. Protopapadakis, M. Dojiri. 2015. Water Resources: Water Supply and Use from a Water Quality Perspective. Urban Coast 5:3-10.

Fetscher, A.E., E.D. Stein, M.D.A. Howard. 2015. Looking Ahead: Preliminary Examination of Stream Cyanotoxins in Santa Monica Bay and California Watersheds. Urban Coast 5:198-200.

Fetscher, A.E., M.D.A. Howard, R. Stancheva, R.M. Kudela, E.D. Stein, M. Sutula, L.B. Busse, R.G. Sheath. 2015. Wadeable streams as widespread sources of benthic cyanotoxins in California, USA. Harmful Algae 49:105-116.

Stein, E.D. 2015. Habitat Highlights: Regional Stream Monitoring in Southern California. Urban Coast 5:128-129.

Ambrose, R.F., J.H. Dorsey, K. Johnston, E.D. Stein. 2015. Habitat Conditions: Coastal Wetlands. Urban Coast 5:59-68.

Dagit, R., F. Federico, L. Kats, E.D. Stein. 2015. Habitat Conditions: Freshwater Aquatic and Riparian Habitats. Urban Coast 5:48-58.

Von Bitner, T., E.D. Stein, L. Protopapadakis, K. Thorsen. 2015. Water Resources: Trash and Debris. Urban Coast 5:29-34.

Gibson, J.F., E.D. Stein, D.J. Baird, C.M. Finlayson, X. Zhang, M. Hajibabaei. 2015. Wetland Ecogenomics - The Next Generation of Wetland Biodiversity and Functional Assessment. Wetland Science and Practice 32:27-32.

White, B.P., E.M. Pilgrim, L.M. Boykin, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor. 2014. Comparison of four species-delimitation methods applied to a DNA barcode data set of insect larvae for use in routine bioassessment. Freshwater Science 33:338-348.

Mazor, R.D., E.D. Stein, P.R. Ode, K.C. Schiff. 2014. Integrating intermittent streams into watershed assessments: applicability of an index of biotic integrity. Freshwater Science 33:459-474.

Lackey, L.G., E.D. Stein. 2014. Evaluating Alternative Temporal Survey Designs For Monitoring Wetland Area And Detecting Changes Over Time In California. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 51:388-399.

Lackey, L.G., E.D. Stein. 2014. Selecting the optimum plot size for a California design-based stream and wetland mapping program. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186:2599-2608.

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, J.K. Jackson, J.M. Battle, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim, B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Does DNA barcoding improve performance of traditional stream bioassessment metrics?. Freshwater Science 33:302-311.

Jackson, J.K., J.M. Battle, B.P. White, E.M. Pilgrim, E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Cryptic biodiversity in streams: a comparison of macroinvertebrate communities based on morphological and DNA barcode identifications. Freshwater Science 33:312-324.

Stein, E.D., M.C. Martinez, S. Stiles, P.E. Miller, E.V. Zakharov. 2014. Is DNA Barcoding Actually Cheaper and Faster than Traditional Morphological Methods? Results from a Survey of Freshwater Bioassessment Efforts in the United States. PLoS ONE 9:e95525.

Fetscher, A.E., R. Stancheva, J.P. Kociolek, R.G. Sheath, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor, P.R. Ode, L.B. Busse. 2013. Development and comparison of stream indices of biotic integrity using diatoms vs. non-diatom algae vs. a combination. Journal of Applied Phycology 26:433-450.

Brown, J.S., E.D. Stein, D. Ackerman, J.H. Dorsey, J. Lyon, P.M. Carters. 2013. Metals and bacteria partitioning to various size particles in Ballona Creek storm water runoff. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32:320-328.

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim. 2013. Evaluating ethanol-based sample preservation to facilitate use of DNA barcoding in routine freshwater biomonitoring programs using benthic macroinvertebrates. PLoS ONE 8:e51273.

Stein, E.D., M.R. Cover, A.E. Fetscher, C. O'Reilly, R. Guardado, C.W. Solek. 2013. Reach-scale geomorphic and biological effects of localized streambank armoring. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 49:780-792.

Stein, E.D. 2013. Using regional stormwater monitoring programs to provide reference data for wetland mitigation performance evaluation. National Wetlands Newsletter 35:13-14.

Lackey, L.G., E.D. Stein. 2013. Evaluation of design-based sampling options for monitoring stream and wetland extent and distribution in California. Wetlands 33:717-725.

Burke, M.P., T.S. Hogue, A. Kinoshita, J. Barco, C. Wessel, E.D. Stein. 2013. Pre- and post-fire pollutant loads in an urban fringe watershed in Southern California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185:10131-10145.

Bledsoe, B.P., E.D. Stein, R.J. Hawley, D. Booth. 2012. Framework and tool for rapid assessment of stream susceptibility to hydromodification. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 48:788-808.

Hawley, R.J., B.P. Bledsoe, E.D. Stein, B.E. Haines. 2012. Channel evolution model of semiarid stream response to urban-induced hydromodification. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 48:722-744.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, T.S. Hogue, M.P. Burke, A. Kinoshita. 2012. Stormwater contaminant loading following southern California wildfires. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31:2625-2638.

Dark, S., E.D. Stein, D. Bram, J. Osuna. 2012. Historical Ecology as a Living Resource for Informing Urban Wetland Restoration. Urban Coast 3:54-60.

Solek, C.W., M. Sutula, E.D. Stein, C. Roberts, R. Clark, K. O'Connor, K.J. Ritter. 2012. Determining the health of California's coastal salt marshes using rapid assessment. Wetland Science and Practice 29:8-28.

Brown, J.S., D. Ackerman, E.D. Stein. 2012. Continuous in situ characterization of particulate sizes in urban stormwater: Method testing and refinement. Journal of Environmental Engineering 138:673-679.

Lopez, S.R., T.S. Hogue, E.D. Stein. 2012. A framework for evaluating regional hydrologic sensitivity to climate change using archetypal watershed modeling. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 9:13729-13771.

Ranasinghe, J.A., E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Performance of two southern California benthic community condition indices using species abundance and presence-only data: Relevance to DNA barcoding. PLoS ONE 7:e40875.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein, K.J. Ritter. 2011. Evaluating performance of stormwater sampling approaches using a dynamic watershed model. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 180:283-302.

Solek, C.W., E.D. Stein, M. Sutula. 2011. Demonstration of an integrated watershed assessment using a three-tiered assessment framework. Wetlands Ecology and Management 19:459-474.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2011. Levels and patterns of fecal indicator bacteria in stormwater runoff from homogenous land use sites and urban watersheds. Journal of Water and Health 9:279-290.

Stein, E.D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, R. Grossinger, N. Hall, M. Beland. 2010. Historical ecology as a tool for assessing landscape change and informing wetland restoration priorities. Wetlands 30:589-601.

Stein, E.D., D.B. Cadien. 2009. Ecosystem response to regulatory and management actions: The southern California experience in long-term monitoring. Marine Pollution Bulletin 59:91-100.

Stein, E.D., A.E. Fetscher, R.P. Clark, A. Wiskind, J.L. Grenier, M. Sutula, J.N. Collins, C. Grosso. 2009. Validation of a wetland rapid assessment method: Use of EPA's Level 1-2-3 Framework for method testing and refinement. Wetlands 29:648-665.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, G.S. Lyon. 2009. Fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) levels during dry weather from southern California reference streams. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 155:477-492.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2009. How effective has the Clean Water Act been at reducing pollutant mass emissions to the Southern California Bight over the past 35 years?. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 154:413-426.

Nezlin, N.P., K. Kamer, J. Hyde, E.D. Stein. 2009. Dissolved oxygen dynamics in a eutrophic estuary, Upper Newport Bay, California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 82:139-151.

Stein, E.D., B. Bernstein. 2008. Integrating probabalistic and targeted compliance monitoring for comprehensive watershed assessment. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 144:117-129.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2008. Watershed and land use-based sources of trace metals in urban stormwater. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27:277-287.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein. 2008. Estimating the variability and confidence of land use and imperviousness relationships at a regional scale. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 44:996-1008.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein. 2008. Evaluating the effectiveness of best management practices using dynamic modeling. Journal of Environmental Engineering 134:628-639.

Yoon, V.K., E.D. Stein. 2008. Natural catchments as sources of background levels of storm-water metals, nutrients, and solids. Journal of Environmental Engineering 134:961-973.

Stein, E.D., V.K. Yoon. 2008. Dry weather flow contribution of metals, nutrients, and solids from natural catchments. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 190:183-195.

Stein, E.D., D. Ackerman. 2007. Dry weather water quality loadings in arid, urban watersheds of the Los Angeles basin, California, USA. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43:398-413.

Nezlin, N.P., K. Kamer, E.D. Stein. 2007. Application of color infrared aerial photography to assess macroalgal distribution in an eutrophic estuary, upper Newport Bay, California. Estuaries and Coasts 30:855-868.

Sutula, M., E.D. Stein, J.N. Collins, A.E. Fetscher, R. Clark. 2006. A practical guide for the development of a wetland assessment method: the California experience. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 42:157-175.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler, K.C. Schiff. 2006. Watershed-based sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban storm water. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25:373-385.

Nezlin, N.P., P.M. DiGiacomo, E.D. Stein, D. Ackerman. 2005. Stormwater runoff plumes observed by SeaWiFS radiometer in the Southern California Bight. Remote Sensing of Environment 98:494-510.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2005. Dry-season water quality in the San Gabriel River watershed. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 104:125-145.

Nezlin, N.P., E.D. Stein. 2005. Spatial and temporal patterns of remotely-sensed and field-measured rainfall in southern California. Remote Sensing of Environment 96:228-245.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler. 2005. Dry-weather metals and bacteria loading in an arid, urban watershed: Ballona Creek, California. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 164:367-382.

Stein, E.D., M. Mattson, A.E. Fetscher, K.J. Halama. 2004. Influence of Geologic Setting on Slope Wetland Hydrodynamics. Wetlands 24:244-260.

Book Chapters

Collins, J., E.D. Stein. 2018. California Rapid Assessment Method for Wetlands and Riparian Areas (CRAM). in: J. Dorney, R. Savage, R. Tiner, P. Adamus (eds.), Wetland and Stream Rapid Assessments: Development, Validation, and Application pp. 353-362. Elsevier Publishers. London, UK.

Technical Reports

Stein, E.D., Y. Sanchez. 2019. Review of Recreational Uses and Associated Flow Needs Along the Main-stem of Los Angeles River. Technical Report 1088. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, A. Barrera. 2019. Aquatic Resource Type Conversion Evaluation Framework: Literature Review and Summary of Existing State of Practice. Technical Report 1074. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lowe, J., E.D. Stein, E. Beller, J. Collins, M. Cooper, J. Crooks, H. Dennis, C. Doughty, G. Gauthier, J. Gonzalez, K. Kalchmayr, S. Kelly, K. McKnight, A. Richey, A. Robinson, E. Sloane, M. Sutula, C. Whitcraft. 2018. Wetlands on the Edge: The Future of Southern California’s Wetlands: Regional Strategy 2018. Technical Report 1055. California State Coastal Conservancy. Oakland, CA.

Kacev, D., D.J. Gillett, A.F. de Carvalho, C. Cash, S. Walther, C.D. Larsen, A. Thompson, L. Thompson, N. Bowlin, K. Goodwin, E.D. Stein. 2018. Assessment of Ichthyoplankton Metabarcoding for Routine Monitoring. Technical Report 1031. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., J. Taylor, A. Sengupta, S.M. Yarnell. 2018. Evaluating the Effect of Changes in Flow and Water Temperature on Stream Habitats and Communities in the Los Angeles/Ventura Region. Technical Report 1034. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Beck, M., R.D. Mazor, E.D. Stein, R. Maas, D.D. Mello, D. Bram. 2017. Mapping of Non-Perennial and Ephemeral Streams in the Santa Ana Region. Technical Report 1012. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., K.B. Lunde, J.S. Brown. 2017. Assessment of the condition of San Francisco Bay Area depressional wetlands. Technical Report 940. Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program. Sacramento, CA.

Safran, S., S. Baumgarten, E. Beller, J. Crooks, R. Grossinger, J. Lorda, T. Longcore, D. Bram, S. Dark, E.D. Stein, T. McIntosh. 2017. Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology Investigation. Technical Report 967. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Richmond, CA.

Stein, E.D., R.D. Mazor, A. Sengupta, K. McCune, B. Bledsoe, S. Adams, S. Eberhart, M. Pyne, P. Ode, A. Rehn. 2017. Development of Recommended Flow Targets to Support Biological Integrity Based on Regional Flow-ecology Relationships for Benthic Macroinvertebrates in Southern California Streams. Technical Report 974. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., E.D. Stein. 2017. 2015 Report on the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition Regional Stream Survey. Technical Report 963. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., P.R. Ode, A.C. Rehn, E.D. Stein. 2017. Spatial statistical network models to estimate the spatial representativeness of bioassessment samples. Technical Report 979. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., J.S. Brown, E.D. Stein, J.R. Olson, M.D. Robinson, T. Clark. 2017. Assessment of Episodic Streams in the San Diego Region. Technical Report 1011. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Brown, J.S., E.D. Stein, C. Solek, A.E. Fetscher. 2016. Assessment of the Condition of Southern California Depressional Wetlands: Application of Macroinvertebrate, Diatom and Overall Condition Indices for Assessing Southern California Depressional Wetlands. Technical Report 921. State Water Resources Control Board Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program. Sacramento, CA.

Stein, E.D., A. Sengupta, R.D. Mazor, K. McCune. 2016. Application of Regional Flow-ecology to Inform Management Decision in the San Diego River Watershed. Technical Report 948. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Fetscher, A.E., K. Lunde, E.D. Stein, J.S. Brown. 2015. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Collection of Macroinvertebrates, Benthic Algae, and Associated Physical Habitat Data in California Depressional Wetlands. Technical Report 832. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Johnston, K., I. Medel, S. Anderson, E.D. Stein, C. Whitcraft, J. Crooks. 2015. Estuarine Wetland Monitoring Manual: Application and Assessment of USEPA Three-Tiered Monitoring Strategy to Southern California Coastal Wetlands. Technical Report 880. The Bay Foundation. Los Angeles, CA.

Stein, E.D., P. Pendleton, K. O'Connor, C. Endris, J. Adalaars, M. Salomon, K. Cayce, A. Jong. 2015. Demonstrating the California Wetland Status and Trends Program: A Probabilistic Approach for Estimating Statewide Aquatic Resource Extent, Distribution and Change over Time. Technical Report 859. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., K. Cayce, M. Salomon, D.L. Bram, D. De Mello, R. Grossinger, S. Dark. 2014. Wetlands of the Southern California Coast: Historical Extent and Change Over Time. Technical Report 826. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Beller, E., S. Baumgarten, R. Grossinger, T. Longcore, E.D. Stein, S. Dark, S. Dusterhoff. 2014. Northern San Diego County Lagoons: Historical Ecology Investigation. Technical Report 831. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Richmond, CA.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, K. Cayce, M. Klatt, M. Salomon, P. Pendleton, S. Dark, K. O'Connor, C. Endris. 2014. California Aquatic Resources Status and Trends Program: Mapping Methodology. Technical Report 833. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Schiff, K.C., E.D. Stein, S. Aminzadeh, A. Boehm, G. Hildebrand, L. Honeybourne, I. Nasseri, P. Ode, S. Taylor, D. Senn, J. Smith, C. Sommers, E. Strecker. 2014. Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition 2014 Research Agenda. Technical Report 828. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., B. Bledsoe. 2013. Framework for Developing Hydromodification Monitoring Programs. Technical Report 752. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., B. Bledsoe. 2013. Modeling and Managing Hydromodification Effects: Summary of Available Tools and Decision-Making Approach. Technical Report 753. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Tunis, L., K. Lunde, R. Payne, G. Sibbald, C. Clark, K. O'Connor, R. Clark, A. Solomesheh, C. Witham, M. Denn, C. Roberts, M. Stevens, C. Grosso, J. Collins, S. Pearce, C. Solek, E.D. Stein, C. Harvey, D. Weixelman, P. Jones, M. Scianni. 2013. California Rapid Assessment Method for Wetlands User's Manual Version 6.1. Technical Report 788. California Wetlands Monitoring Workgroup. Sacramento, CA.

Ranasinghe, J.A., E.D. Stein, M.R. Frazier, D.J. Gillett. 2013. Development of Puget Sound Benthic Indicators. Technical Report 755. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Fetscher, A.E., M. Sutula, L.B. Busse, E.D. Stein. 2013. Condition of California perennial wadeable streams based on algal indicators. Technical Report 781. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., L.G. Lackey. 2012. Technical Design for a Status & Trends Monitoring Program to Evaluate Extent and Distribution of Aquatic Resources in California. Technical Report 706. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., F. Federico, D.B. Booth, B.P. Bledsoe, C. Bowles, Z. Rubin, G.M. Kondolf, A. Sengupta. 2012. Hydromodification Assessment and Management in California. Technical Report 667. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Solek, C.W., E.D. Stein. 2012. An Evaluation of Wetland Restoration Projects in Southern California using the California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM): A Final Report to the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project. Technical Report 659. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., K.C. Schiff, P. Ode, E.D. Stein. 2012. Final Report on Bioassessment in Nonperennial Streams - Report to the State Water Resources Control Board. Technical Report 695. Southern California Coastal Water Research Projec. Costa Mesa, CA.

Beller, E., R. Grossinger, M. Salomon, S. Dark, E.D. Stein, B. Orr, P. Downs, T. Longcore, G. Coffman, A. Whipple, R. Askevold, B. Stanford, J. Beagle. 2011. Historical ecology of the lower Santa Clara River, Ventura River, and Oxnard Plain: an analysis of terrestrial, riverine, and coastal habitats. Technical Report 662. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Oakland, CA.

Liu, S., T. Hogue, E.D. Stein, J. Barco. 2011. Contemporary and Historical Hydrologic Analysis of the Ballona Creek Watershed. Technical Report 683. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Dark, S., E.D. Stein, D. Bram, J. Osuna, J. Monteferante, T. Longcore, R. Grossinger, E. Beller. 2011. Historical Ecology of the Ballona Creek Watershed. Technical Report 671. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., M. Cover, C. O'Reilly, J.J. Hayes, A.E. Fetscher, R. Ambrose, L.S. Fong, R. Guardado, C. Solek, G.M. Kondolf, C. Alford, C. Zuri. 2011. Evaluation of Stream Condition Indicators for Determining Effects of Direct Hydromodification via Stream Bank Armoring. Technical Report 643. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., K. Vyverberg, G.M. Kondolf, K. Janes. 2011. Episodic Stream Channels: Imperatives for Assessment and Environmental Planning in California - Proceedings of a Special Technical Workshop. Technical Report 645. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Jacobs, D.K., E.D. Stein, T. Longcore. 2011. Classification of California estuaries based on natural closure patterns: Templates for restoration and management (Revised). Technical Report 619.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Hawley, R.J., B.P. Bledsoe, E.D. Stein. 2011. Hydromodification Effects on Flow Peaks and Durations in Southern California Urbanizing Watersheds. Technical Report 654. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., D.J. Gillett, K.C. Schiff, K. Ritter, E.D. Stein. 2011. Ecological Condition of Watersheds in Coastal Southern California: Progress Report of the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition's Stream Monitoring Program First Year (2009). Technical Report 639. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Grossinger, R., E.D. Stein, K. Cayce, R. Askevold, S. Dark, A. Whipple. 2011. Historical Wetlands of the Southern California Coast: An Atlas of US Coast Survey T-sheets, 1851-1889. Technical Report 589. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Richmond, CA.

Booth, D.B., S.R. Dusterhoff, E.D. Stein, B.P. Bledsoe. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: GIS-based catchment analyses of potential changes in runoff and sediment discharge. Technical Report 605. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Field Manual (Appendix A). Technical Report 606.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Field Manual (Appendix B). Technical Report 606.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Field manual for assessing channel susceptibility. Technical Report 606. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Technical Basis (Appendix A). Technical Report 607.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Technical Basis (Appendix B). Technical Report 607.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Technical Basis (Appendix C). Technical Report 607.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., R.J. Hawley, E.D. Stein, D.B. Booth. 2010. Hydromodification Screening Tools: Technical basis for development of a field screening tool for assessing channel susceptibility to hydromodification. Technical Report 607. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Jacobs, D., E.D. Stein, T. Longcore. 2010. Classification of California estuaries based on natural closure patterns: Templates for restoration and management. Technical Report 619. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown. 2009. Effects of post-fire runoff on surface water quality: Development of a southern California regional monitoring program with management questions and implementation recommendations. Technical Report 598. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown. 2009. Effects of post-fire runoff on surface water quality: Development of a southern California regional monitoring program with management questions and implementation recommendations (Appendix A). Technical Report 598.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Sutula, M., J.N. Collins, R. Clark, C. Roberts, E.D. Stein, C. Grosso, A. Wiskind, C. Solek, M. May, K. O'Connor, E. Fetscher, J.L. Grenier, S. Pearce, A. Robinson, C. Clark, K. Rey, S. Morrissette, A. Eicher, R. Pasquinelli, K. Ritter. 2008. California's Wetland Demonstration Program Pilot - A Final Project Report to the California Resources Agency. Technical Report 572. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Sutula, M., J.N. Collins, R. Clark, C. Roberts, E.D. Stein, C. Grosso, A. Wiskind, C. Solek, M. May, K. O'Connor, E. Fetscher, J.L. Grenier, S. Pearce, A. Robinson, C. Clark, K. Rey, S. Morrissette, A. Eicher, R. Pasquinelli, K. Ritter. 2008. California's Wetland Demonstration Program Pilot - A Final Project Report to the California Resources Agency (Appendix 1). Technical Report 572.1. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Sutula, M., J.N. Collins, R. Clark, C. Roberts, E.D. Stein, C. Grosso, A. Wiskind, C. Solek, M. May, K. O'Connor, E. Fetscher, J.L. Grenier, S. Pearce, A. Robinson, C. Clark, K. Rey, S. Morrissette, A. Eicher, R. Pasquinelli, K. Ritter. 2008. California's Wetland Demonstration Program Pilot - A Final Project Report to the California Resources Agency (Appendix 2). Technical Report 572.2. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, G.S. Lyon. 2008. Fecal Indicator Bacteria (FIB) levels during dry weather from southern California reference streams. Technical Report 542. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B., R. Hawley, E.D. Stein. 2008. Stream channel classification and mapping systems: implications for assessing susceptibility to hydromodification effects in southern California. Technical Report 562. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., D. Ackerman. 2007. Hydrodynamic modeling of the San Gabriel River estuary. Technical Report 511. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., M. Sutula, R. Clark, A. Wiskind, J. Collins. 2007. Improving monitoring and assessment of wetland and riparian areas in California through implementation of a Level 1, 2, 3 framework. Technical Report 555. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Rosenberger, K.J., J. Xu, E.D. Stein, M.A. Noble, A.L. Gartner. 2007. Circulation and physical processes within the San Gabriel River estuary during summer 2005. Technical Report 501. U.S. Geological Survey. Reston, VA.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler, K.C. Schiff. 2007. Sources, patterns and mechanisms of storm water pollutant loading from watersheds and land uses of the greater Los Angeles area, California, USA. Technical Report 510. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, N. Hall, M. Beland, R. Grossinger, J. Casanova, M. Sutula. 2007. Historical ecology and landscape change of the San Gabriel River and floodplain. Technical Report 499. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, N. Hall, M. Beland, R. Grossinger, J. Casanova, M. Sutula. 2007. Historical ecology and landscape change of the San Gabriel River and floodplain (Appendices A-C). Technical Report 499.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., V.K. Yoon. 2007. Assessment of water quality concentrations and loads from natural landscapes. Technical Report 500. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Nezlin, N.P., K. Kamer, E.D. Stein, A. Carr, J. Hyde. 2006. Relationship between dissolved oxygen and macroalgal distribution in Upper Newport Bay. Technical Report 494. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Sutula, M., E.D. Stein, E. Inlander. 2006. Evaluation of a method to cost-effectively map riparian areas in southern California Coastal Watersheds. Technical Report 480. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Collins, J.N., M. Sutula, E.D. Stein, M. Odaya, E. Zhang, K. Larned. 2006. Comparison of methods to map California riparian areas. Technical Report 502. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Oakland, CA.

Stein, E.D., S. Zaleski. 2006. Managing runoff to protect natural streams: the latest developments on investigation and management of hydromodification in California. Technical Report 475. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams. Technical Report 450. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Borrego Canyon& Serrano Creek Map). Technical Report 450.A4. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Dry Canyon Map). Technical Report 450.A6. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Hasley Canyon Map). Technical Report 450.A2. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Hicks Canyon Wash Map). Technical Report 450.A7. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Plum Canyon Map). Technical Report 450.A3. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Santiago Creek Map). Technical Report 450.A5. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A - Topanga Creek Map). Technical Report 450.A1. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix A). Technical Report 450.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix B1). Technical Report 450.B1. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix B2). Technical Report 450.B2. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Coleman, D., C. MacRae, E.D. Stein. 2005. Effect of increases in peak flows and imperviousness on the morphology of southern California streams (Appendix C). Technical Report 450.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler. 2004. Characterization of dry weather metals and bacteria in Ballona Creek. Technical Report 427. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Stein, E.D., D. Ackerman, K.C. Schiff. 2003. Watershed-based sources of comtaminants to San Pedro Bay and Marina del Rey: Patterns and trends. Technical Report 413. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Kamer, K., E.D. Stein. 2003. Dissolved oxygen concentration as a potential indicator of water quality in Newport Bay: A review of scientific research, historical data, and criteria development. Technical Report 411. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Busse, L., J. Simpson, S. Cooper, K. Kamer, E.D. Stein. 2003. A survey of algae and nutrients in the Malibu Creek Watershed. Technical Report 412. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Sutula, M., E.D. Stein. 2003. Habitat value of natural and constucted wetlands used to treat urban runoff: A literature review. Technical Report 388. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report Articles

Fetscher, A.E., R. Stancheva, J.P. Kociolek, R.G. Sheath, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor, P.R. Ode, L.B. Busse. 2013. Development and comparison of stream indices of biotic integrity using diatoms vs. non-diatom algae vs. a combination. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 183-204. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Ode, P., A. Rehn, R.D. Mazor, K.C. Schiff, E.D. Stein, J. May, L. Brown, D. Herbst, D.J. Gillett, K. Lunde, C.P. Hawkins. 2013. Evaluating the adequacy of a reference-site pool for the ecological assessment of streams in environmentally complex regions. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 337-355. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

White, B.P., E.M. Pilgrim, L.M. Boykin, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor. 2013. Comparison of four species-delimitation methods applied to a DNA barcode data set of insect larvae for use in routine bioassessment. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 323-335. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Mazor, R.D., E.D. Stein, P.R. Ode, K.C. Schiff. 2013. Integrating intermittent streams into watershed assessments: Applicability of an index of biotic integrity. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 357-375. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lackey, L.G., E.D. Stein. 2013. Evaluation of design-based sampling options for monitoring stream and wetland extent and distribution in California. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 377-388. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lopez, S.R., T.S. Hogue, E.D. Stein. 2013. A framework for evaluating regional hydrologic sensitivity to climate change using archetypal watershed modeling. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 389-408. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, J.K. Jackson, J.M. Battle, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim, B.W. Sweeney. 2013. Does DNA barcoding improve performance of traditional stream bioassessment metrics?. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 309-321. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Sengupta, A., E.D. Stein, R.J. Hawley. 2012. General regression neural networks to estimate hydromodification response in semi-arid southern California streams. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 99-112. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, T.S. Hogue, M.P. Burke, A. Kinoshita. 2012. Stormwater contaminant loading following wildfires. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 11-28. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim. 2012. Optimizing ethanol-based sample preservation to facilitate use of DNA barcoding in routine freshwater biomonitoring programs using benthic macroinvertebrates. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 243-252. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., M.R. Cover, A.E. Fetscher, C. O'Reilly, R. Guardado, C.W. Solek. 2012. Reach-scale geomorphic and biological effects of localized stream bank armoring. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 113-128. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bledsoe, B.P., E.D. Stein, R.J. Hawley, D. Booth. 2011. Framework and tool for rapid assessment of stream susceptibility to hydromodification. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 25-47. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Brown, J.S., E.D. Stein, D. Ackerman, J.H. Dorsey, J. Lyon, P.M. Carter. 2011. Metals and bacteria partitioning to various size particles in Ballona Creek stormwater runoff. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 48-60. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Hawley, R.J., B.P. Bledsoe, E.D. Stein, B.E. Haines. 2011. Channel evolution model of response to urbanization in southern California. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 1-24. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Solek, C.W., M. Sutula, E.D. Stein, C. Roberts, R. Clark, K. O'Connor, K.J. Ritter. 2011. Determining the health of California's coastal salt marshes using rapid assessment. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 83-97. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Burke, M.P., T.S. Hogue, J. Barco, C. Wessel, A.Y. Kinoshita, E.D. Stein. 2011. Dynamics of pre- and post-fire pollutant loads in an urban fringe watershed. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 61-70. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Ranasinghe, J.A., E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Relative performance of the Southern California Benthic Response Index using species abundance and presence-only data: Relevance to DNA Barcoding. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 297-303. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2010. Effluent discharges from offshore oil platforms to the outer continental shelf of southern California in 2005. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 29-43. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2010. Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from power generating stations in 2005. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 15-28. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., S. Dark, T. Longcore, R. Grossinger, N. Hall, M. Beland. 2009. Historical ecology as a tool for assessing landscape change and wetland restoration priorities. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 145-160. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., D.B. Cadien. 2009. Ecosystem response to regulatory and management actions: The southern California experience in long-term monitoring. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 1-14. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein, K.J. Ritter. 2009. Evaluating stormwater sampling approaches using a dynamic watershed model. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 195-210. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2009. Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from industrial facilities in 2005. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 15-29. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Brown, J.S., D. Ackerman, E.D. Stein. 2009. Continuous in situ characterization of particulate sizes in urban stormwater: Method testing and refinement. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 183-193. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Solek, C.W., E.D. Stein, M. Sutula. 2009. Demonstration of an integrated watershed assessment using a three-tiered assessment framework. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 109-126. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., A.E. Fetscher, R.P. Clark, A. Wiskind, J.L. Grenier, M. Sutula, J.N. Collins, C. Grosso. 2008. Validation of a Wetlands Rapid Assessment Method: Application of the EPA's Level 1-2-3 Framework for method testing and refinement. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 247-269. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, G.S. Lyon. 2008. Fecal indicator bacteria levels during dry weather in southern California reference streams. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 163-174. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler, K.C. Schiff. 2008. Comparison of stormwater pollutant loading by land use type. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 15-27. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2008. Origins and mechanisms of watershed and land use based sources of fecal indicator bacteria in urban stormwater. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 153-161. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2008. Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from small municipal wastewater treatment facilities in 2005. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 1-14. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Nezlin, N.P., K. Kamer, J. Hyde, E.D. Stein. 2008. Dissolved oxygen dynamics in a eutrophic estuary, Upper Newport Bay, California. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 229-245. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., B. Bernstein. 2007. Integrating probabalistic and targeted compliance monitoring for comprehensive watershed assessment. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 171-181. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Tiefenthaler, L.L., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2007. Watershed and land use-based sources of trace metals in urban stormwater. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 13-29. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein. 2007. Estimating the variability and confidence of land use and imperviousness relationships at a regional scale. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 157-170. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein. 2007. Evaluating the effectiveness of Best Management Practices using dynamic modeling. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 183-196. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Lyon, G.S., E.D. Stein. 2007. How effective has the Clean Water Act been at reducing pollutant mass emissions to the Southern California Bight over the past 35 years?. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 1-12. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Nezlin, N.P., K. Kamer, E.D. Stein. 2007. Application of color infrared aerial photography to assess macroalgal distribution in an eutrophic estuary, upper Newport Bay, California. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 139-155. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Yoon, V.K., E.D. Stein. 2007. Contribution of natural catchments to levels of metals, nutrients, and solids in stormwater. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 45-59. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., V.K. Yoon. 2007. Dry-weather flow contribution of metals, nutrients, and solids from natural catchments. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 31-44. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., D. Ackerman. 2006. Dry weather water quality loadings in arid, urban watersheds of the Los Angeles Basin, California, USA. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 17-31. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Nezlin, N.P., P.M. DiGiacomo, E.D. Stein, D. Ackerman. 2006. Stormwater runoff plumes observed by SeaWiFS radiometer in the Southern California Bight. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 87-105. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler, K.C. Schiff. 2006. Watershed-based sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban stormwater. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 33-50. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Lyon, G.S., D. Petschauer, E.D. Stein. 2006. Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from large municipal wastewater treatment facilities in 2003 and 2004. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 1-15. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Steinberger, A., E.D. Stein, V. Raco-Rands. 2004. Offshore oil platform discharges to the Pacific outer continental shelf along the coast of southern California in 1996 and 2000. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 16-30. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Ackerman, D., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2004. Dry-season water quality in the San Gabriel River Watershed. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 192-205. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Steinberger, A., E.D. Stein. 2004. Characteristics of effluents from power generating stations in the Southern California Bight in 2000. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 31-40. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Steinberger, A., E.D. Stein. 2004. Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from large municipal wastewater treatment facilities in 2001 and 2002. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 1-15. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Nezlin, N.P., E.D. Stein. 2004. Spatial and temporal patterns of remote-sensed and field-measured rainfall in southern California. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 220-236. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Stein, E.D., L.L. Tiefenthaler. 2004. Characterization and source identification of dry-weather metals and bacteria in Ballona Creek. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 179-191. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Stein, E.D., M. Mattson, A.E. Fetscher, K.J. Halama. 2003. Influence of geologic setting on slope wetland classification and hydrodynamics. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2001-02 Biennial Report pp. 338-353. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Steinberger, A., E.D. Stein, K.C. Schiff. 2003. Characteristics of dredged material disposal to the Southern California Bight between 1991 and 1997. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2001-02 Biennial Report pp. 47-57. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.