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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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Sutula, M., J. Butcher, M. Schmidt, C. Boschen, R.D. Mazor, D.J. Gillett, K.T. Taniguchi-Quan, K. Irving, D. Shultz. 2022. Science Supporting Decisions on Biostimulatory Targets and Management of Eutrophication in the Main Stem of the Santa Margarita River. Technical Report 1185. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, A. Canney, M. Mirkhanian, H. Lowman, K. O’Connor, R. Clark. 2022. Prioritizing Stream Protection, Restoration and Management Actions Using Landscape Modeling and Spatial Analysis. Water DOI:10.3390/w14091375.

Zimmer-Faust, A.G., J.F. Griffith, J. Freshwater, J. Peng, S. Goong, S.B. Weisberg. 2022. Relationships between indicators and pathogens in shellfish and water in Newport Bay, CA. Technical Report 1193. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Wade, T.J., B.F. Arnold, K.C. Schiff, J.M. Colford Jr, S.B. Weisberg, J.F. Griffith, A.P. Dufour. 2022. Health risks to children from exposure to fecally-contaminated recreational water. PLOS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0266749.

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