2005-2006 Annual Report

Table of Contents


Director’s Statement – Transitioning Research Into Management



Effluent discharges to the Southern California Bight from large municipal wastewater treatment facilities in 2003 and 2004          ABSTRACT
Greg S. Lyon, Dawn Petschauer and Eric D. Stein

Dry weather water quality loadings in arid, urban watersheds of the Los Angeles Basin, California, USA         ABSTRACT
Eric D. Stein and Drew Ackerman

Watershed-based sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban stormwater          ABSTRACT
Eric D. Stein, Liesl L. Tiefenthaler and Kenneth Schiff

Modeling the dry-weather tidal cycling of fecal indicator bacteria in surface waters of an intertidal wetland          ABSTRACT
Brett F. Sanders, Feleke Arega and Martha Sutula

Contribution of trace metals from atmospheric deposition to stormwater runoff in a small impervious urban catchment          ABSTRACT
Lisa D. Sabin, Jeong Hee Lim, Keith D. Stolzenbach and Kenneth C. Schiff

Dry deposition and resuspension of particle-associated metals near a freeway in Los Angeles          ABSTRACT
Lisa D. Sabin, Jeong Hee Lim, Maria Teresa Venezia, Arthur M. Winer, Kenneth C. Schiff and Keith D. Stolzenbach



Stormwater runoff plumes observed by SeaWiFS radiometer in the Southern California Bight          ABSTRACT
Nikolay P. Nezlin, Paul M. DiGiacomo, Eric D. Stein and Drew Ackerman

Distribution and mass inventory of total dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene in the water column of the Southern California Bight          ABSTRACT
Eddy Y. Zeng, David Tsukada, Dario W. Diehl, Jian Peng, Kenneth Schiff, James A. Noblett and Keith A. Maruya

An integrated geochemical and hydrodynamic model for tidal coastal environments          ABSTRACT
G. Jian Peng and Eddy Y. Zeng

A two-stage multivariate approach to identifying ocean outfall plumes based on temperature and salinity profiles          ABSTRACT
Kerry J. Ritter, Burton H. Jones, Stephen B. Weisberg and Dario W. Diehl



Water quality indicators and the risk of illness in non-point source impacted recreational waters          ABSTRACT
John M. Colford, Jr., Timothy J. Wade, Kenneth C. Schiff, Catherine C. Wright, John G. Griffith, Sukhminder K. Sandhu, Susan Burns, Jackie Hayes, Mark Sobsey, Greg Lovelace and Stephen B. Weisberg

Extent and magnitude of copper contamination in marinas of the San Diego region, California          ABSTRACT
Kenneth Schiff, Jeff Brown, Dario Diehl and Darrin Greenstein

The level of agreement among experts applying best professional judgment to assess the condition of benthic infaunal communities          ABSTRACT
Stephen B. Weisberg, Bruce Thompson, J. Ananda Ranasinghe, David E. Montagne, Donald B. Cadien, Daniel M. Dauer, Douglas Diener, John Oliver, Donald J. Reish, Ronald G. Velarde and Jack Q. Word

Effects of dietary Selenomethionine on larval rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)          ABSTRACT
Doris Vidal, Steven M. Bay and Daniel Schlenk



Multi-tiered approach using quantitative polymerase chain reaction for tracking sources of fecal pollution to Santa Monica Bay, California          ABSTRACT
Rachel T. Noble, John F. Griffith, A. Denene Blackwood, Jed A. Fuhrman, Jason B. Gregory, Ximena Hernandez, Xiaolin Liang, Angie A. Bera and Kenneth Schiff

Microbiological water quality at non-human impacted reference beaches in southern California during wet weather          ABSTRACT
John F. Griffith, Kenneth C. Schiff and Gregory S. Lyon

Assessment of best management practice (BMP) effectiveness for reducing toxicity in urban runoff          ABSTRACT
Jeffrey Brown and Steven Bay



Island wakes in the Southern California Bight          ABSTRACT
Rui M.A. Caldeira, Patrick Marchesiello, Nikolay P. Nezlin, Paul M. DiGiacomo and James C. McWilliams

The fishery for California market squid, Loligo opalescens (Cephalopoda: Myopsida), from 1981 – 2003          ABSTRACT
Louis D. Zeidberg, William M. Hamner, Nikolay P. Nezlin and Annette Henry

Tidal forcing of enterococci at marine recreational beaches at fortnightly and semi-diurnal frequencies          ABSTRACT
Alexandria B. Boehm and Stephen B. Weisberg



Comparison of methods for acute and chronic toxicity in marine sediments          ABSTRACT
Darrin Greenstein, Steven Bay, Brian Anderson, G. Thomas Chandler, J. Daniel Farrar, Charles Keppler, Bryn Phillips, Amy Ringwood and Diana Young

Evaluating HSPF runoff and water quality predictions at multiple time and spatial scales          ABSTRACT
Drew Ackerman and Stephen B. Weisberg

Relative availability of satellite imagery and ship-based sampling for assessment of stormwater runoff plumes in coastal southern California          ABSTRACT
Nikolay P. Nezlin, Stephen B. Weisberg and Dario W. Diehl

Multi-lag cluster designs for estimating the semivariogram of sediment contaminants from effluent discharge offshore in San Diego          ABSTRACT
Kerry J. Ritter and Molly Leecaster

A statistical appraisal of disproportional versus proportional microbial source tracking libraries          ABSTRACT
Brian J. Robinson, Kerry J. Ritter and Rudolph D. Ellender



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