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EPA method being added to method evaluation study for tracking trash in watersheds

SCCWRP and the San Francisco Estuary Institute will evaluate a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency method for quantifying trash in the environment as part of Year 2 of a study seeking ... More

Study launched to develop standardized approach for tracking tobacco, e-cigarette waste in waterways

SCCWRP and the San Francisco Estuary Institute have launched a year-long study to develop a standardized approach for tracking tobacco and e-cigarette waste in California waterways. The study, which began ... More

International microplastics measurement study being developed following 2-day workshop

A group of international experts on aquatic microplastic pollution that convened at SCCWRP for a two-day workshop in April has begun laying the groundwork to build scientific consensus around methods ... More

Science workshop to jump-start planning for microplastics monitoring in California

Leading international experts on aquatic microplastic pollution will convene at SCCWRP this spring to begin exploring how California could monitor microplastic particles in drinking water and the coastal ocean, a ... More

SMC conducting trash surveys in watersheds to support Bight ’18

The Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition (SMC) has launched trash sampling surveys in wadeable streams across coastal Southern California to support the Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program’s efforts ... More

Bight ’18 field sampling underway to assess sediment quality

The sampling window for the Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program opened July 1, with participants starting to collect seafloor sediments to evaluate the chemical, toxicological and biological health ... More

Study launched to develop standardized approaches for tracking trash in watersheds

SCCWRP and its partners have kicked off a three-year study to develop standardized statewide approaches for tracking the levels and types of trash found in watersheds. Researchers’ goal is to ... More

Bight ’18 keeps focus on key issues of management concern

More than 80 environmental agencies will examine new and emerging developments in water-quality science and management during the 2018 cycle of the Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program, which initiates ... More

UAS to be used to develop protocols for quantifying trash in waterways

SCCWRP and its partners have kicked off a three-year project to develop standardized methods for quantifying trash in California waterways, including using imagery collected from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to ... More