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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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Cai, W.J., R.A. Feely, J.M. Testa, M. Li, W. Evans, S.R. Alin, Y.Y. Xu, G. Pelletier, A. Ahmed, D.J. Greeley, J.A. Newton, N. Bednarsek. 2020. Natural and Anthropogenic Drivers of Acidification in Large Estuaries. Annual Review of Marine Science DOI:10.1146/annurev-marine-010419-011004.

Bednarsek, N., J.A. Newton, M.W. Beck, S.R. Alin, R.A. Feely, N.R. Christman, T. Klinger. 2020. Severe biological effects under present-day estuarine acidification in the seasonally variable Salish Sea. Science of the Total Environment DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142689.

Du, B., Z. Tian, K.T. Peter, E.P. Kolodziej, C.S. Wong. 2020. Developing Unique Nontarget High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Signatures to Track Contaminant Sources in Urban Waters. Environmental Science & Technology Letters DOI:10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00749.

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