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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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Smith, J., D. Shultz, M.D.A. Howard, G. Robertson, V. Phonsiri, V. Renick, D.A. Caron, R.M. Kudela, K. McLaughlin. 2021. Persistent domoic acid in marine sediments and benthic infauna along the coast of Southern California. Harmful Algae DOI:10.1016/j.hal.2021.102103.

Wang, P., B. Du, J. Smith, W. Lao, C.S. Wong, E.Y. Zeng. 2021. Development and field evaluation of the organic-diffusive gradients in thin-films (o-DGT) passive water sampler for microcystins. Chemosphere DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.132079.

Parks, A.N., D.J. Greenstein, K.C. Schiff. 2021. Marina del Rey Harbor Site-Specific Objective Study. Technical Report 1220. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Walker, J.B., A.L. Bijak, L. Blum. 2021. Genetic Diversity and Clonal Structure of Spartina alterniflora in a Virginia Marsh. Northeastern Naturalist DOI:10.1656/045.028.0309.

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