News and Notables

Oct-14-14 | Archive | Featured

The Annual Meeting of the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Jul-10-14 | Publications and Reports

SFEI recently completed a pilot study focused on creating a framework for a rapid protocol that can be used to delineate the current and future HoT zone for San Francisco Bay tributaries using both “desktop” and field investigations.

Jul-10-14 | Publications and Reports

New study points the way to habitat restoration and steelhead recovery on Alameda Creek, the Bay Area’s largest local watershed.

Jul-10-14 | Miscellaneous

In collaboration with BASMAA, RMP, the Regional Water Board and stormwater agencies, SFEI leads a multi-year stormwater monitoring project within the San Francisco Bay area. While this sampling effort fulfills monitoring requirements under the Municipal Regional Permit (MRP), it also contributes to the region’s long-term stormwater dataset.

Jul-10-14 | Technology

EcoAtlas, SFEI's flagship product launched last summer, was just awarded three Wetland Program Development grants by the USEPA for further enhancement and support.

Jul-10-14 | Technology

"Environmental Informatics" is the new and inclusive name for the SFEI technology program that produces, manages, and analyzes information for the benefit of California's aquatic resources.

Jul-09-14 | Publications and Reports

A recent RMP technical report summarizes a series of RMP monitoring and research projects that have investigated the impacts of the flame retardants polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in San Francisco Bay.

Jul-07-14 | Archive

The Resilient Landscapes (RL) team delivered a number of presentations during the last quarter highlighting recent accomplishments and initiatives.

Jun-15-14 | Archive

Phil Trowbridge, formerly of the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, joins SFEI to serve as the San Francisco Bay RMP Manager. SFEI feels very fortunate to attract such a high-caliber professional engineer with an admirable list of accomplishments.

Jun-09-14 | Media

Bayfront water levels are forecast to rise 1 foot by 2050

Jun-05-14 | Archive

Cristina Grosso presented EcoAtlas to an audience of policy-makers, scientists, technologists, agency staffers, and private industry consultants on June 5th and 6th.

May-16-14 | Events and Appearances

California's $1.9 trillion economy is at risk. Leading water experts and policy makers will discuss their plans to secure California's water future at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Mar-22-14 | Events and Appearances

SFEI scientists are participating in two sessions at the 2014 Salmonid Restoration Federation conference

Mar-08-14 | Media

RMP Scientist Meg Sedlak is interviewed for a San Francisco Chronicle article about PFOS, the primary ingredient in Scotchgard, which is found in high concentrations in San Francisco Bay seals.