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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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Stein, E.D., E.M. Gee, J.B. Adams, K. Irving, L.V. Niekerk. 2021. Advancing the Science of Environmental Flow Management for Protection of Temporarily Closed Estuaries and Coastal Lagoons. Water DOI:10.3390/w13050595.

Mazor, R.D., J.S. Brown, E.D. Stein, J.R. Olson, M.D. Robinson, A. Caudillo, S. Johnson, G. Mak, C. Clarke, K. O'Connor, K.K. Hammerstrom, R. Clark. 2021. Development of an Assessment Framework for Dry Ephemeral and Intermittent Streams in California and Arizona. Technical Report 1176. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

RD Mazor. 2021. Bioassessment Survey of the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition. Technical Report 1174. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Smith, J., D. Shultz, M.D.A. Howard, G. Robertson, V. Phonsiri, V. Renick, D.A. Caron, R. Kudela, K. McLaughlin. 2021. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume VIII. Harmful Algal Blooms. Technical Report 1170. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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