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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Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown. 2020. Aquatic Resource Type Conversion Evaluation Framework. Technical Report 1110. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Bednarsek, N., R.A. Feely, M.W. Beck, S.R. Alin, S.A. Siedlecki, P. Calosi, E.L. Norton, C. Saenger, J. Strus, D. Greeley, N.P. Nezlin, M. Roethler, J.I. Spicer. 2020. Exoskeleton Dissolution With Mechanoreceptor Damage in Larval Dungeness Crab Related to Severity of Present-day Ocean Acidification Vertical Gradients. Science of the Total Environment 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136610.

Harvey, M.E., S.N. Giddings, E.D. Stein, J.A. Crooks, C. Whitcraft, T. Gallien, J.L. Largier, L.L. Tiefenthaler, H. Meltzer, G. Pawlak, K. Thorne, K. Johnston, R. Ambrose, S.C. Schroeter, H.M. Page, H. Elwany. 2020. Effects of Elevated Sea Levels and Waves on Southern California Estuaries During the 2015–2016 El Niño. Estuaries and Coasts 10.1007/s12237-019-00676-1.

Sultana, R., M. Mroczek, A. Sengupta, S. Dallman, E.D. Stein. 2020. Improving Effective Impervious Estimates to Inform Stormwater Management. Water Resources Management 10.1007/s11269-019-02474-7.

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