Pulse of the Bay: Contaminants of Emerging Concern

The 2013 Pulse of the Bay provided a summary of the state of science and management of CECs in the Bay.

 

Contaminant of Emerging Concern Profiles

Profiles of the CECs of greatest concern were developed for the 2013 Pulse of the Bay. The profiles include a summary of 1) what the contaminant is, 2) what it is used for, 3) fate and occurrence in the Bay, 4) the potential for harm, 5) key information gaps, and 6) management actions to date.

 

RMP CEC Synthesis (Contaminants of Emerging Concern in San Francisco Bay: A Summary of Occurrence Data and Identification of Data Gaps)

This report summarized information from RMP investigations of CECs from 2000-2012.

 

CEC Strategy (Contaminants of Emerging Concern in San Francisco Bay: A Strategy for Future Investigations)

The CEC strategy outlines a general approach for identifying and prioritizing CECs in the Bay based on their relative risk.

 

NOAA Mussel Watch CEC Pilot Project

In 2010 NOAA partnered with the State Water Board, SFEI, USGS, and...