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The Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay, California, USA: Science in support of managing water quality. Regional Studies in Marine Science 4.2016.
The Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) is a novel partnership between regulatory agencies and the regulated community to provide the scientific foundation to manage water quality in the largest Pacific estuary in the Americas. The RMP monitors water quality, sediment quality and bioaccumulation of priority pollutants in fish, bivalves and birds. To improve monitoring measurements or the interpretation of data, the RMP also regularly funds special studies. The success of the RMP stems from collaborative governance, clear objectives, and long-term institutional and monetary commitments. Over the past 22 years, high quality data and special studies from the RMP have guided dozens of important decisions about Bay water quality management. Moreover, the governing structure and the collaborative nature of the RMP have created an environment that allowed it to stay relevant as new issues emerged. With diverse participation, a foundation in scientific principles and a continual commitment to adaptation, the RMP is a model water quality monitoring program. This paper describes the characteristics of the RMP that have allowed it to grow and adapt over two decades and some of the ways in which it has influenced water quality management decisions for this important ecosystem.
Reducing Methylmercury Accumulation in the Food Webs of San Francisco Bay and Its Local Watersheds. SFEI Contribution No. 707. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.2014.
Reducing methylmercury accumulation in the food webs of San Francisco Bay and its local watersheds. Environmental Research 119, 3-26.2012.
Recommendations for a Bioaccumulation Monitoring and Human Health Risk Reduction Program for California. SFEI Contribution No. 545.2008.
The Relationship between Landscape Features and Sport Fish Mercury in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Watershed. SFEI Contribution No. 534. San Francisco Estuary Institute.2007.
The Regional Monitoring Program: Science in Support of Managing Water Quality in San Francisco Bay. SFEI Contribution No. 435.2006.
Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances in the San Francisco Estuary 2005 Program Plan. SFEI Contribution No. 389. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland. p 16.2005.
A review of urban runoff processes in the Bay Area: Existing knowledge, conceptual models, and monitoring recommendations. SFEI Contribution No. 66. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA.2003.
The relationship between trophic position, spatial location, and contaminant concentration for San Francisco Bay sport fish: a stable isotope study. SFEI Contribution No. 487. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA.2002.
Recommendations for Improvement of RMP Sediment Monitoring. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.1999.
Regional Monitoring in San Francisco Bay: A Summary of Key Issues. SFEI Contribution No. 36.1999.