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Trowbridge, P.; Davis, J. A.; Wilson, R. 2015. Charter: Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay. SFEI Contribution No. 750. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, Calif.

The overarching goal of the RMP is to collect data and communicate information about water quality in San Francisco Bay in support of management decisions. The RMP was created in 1993 through Regional Board Resolution No. 92-043 that directed the Executive Officer to implement a Regional Monitoring Plan in collaboration with permitted dischargers pursuant to California Water Code, Sections 13267, 13383, 13268, and 13385. The goal was to replace individual receiving water monitoring requirements for dischargers with a comprehensive Regional Monitoring Program.

The Program is guided by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Regional Board and SFEI, first approved in 1996 and amended at various times since (see Appendix C of this Charter). Section VIII of the MOU states the roles and responsibilities of the Regional Board and SFEI in the implementation of the Program. Participating dischargers pay fees to the Program to comply with discharge permit requirements. The cost allocation schedule for Participants is described in Appendix B. The RMP provides an open forum for a wide range of Participant Groups and other Interested Parties to discuss contaminant issues, prioritize science needs, and monitor potential impacts of discharges on the Bay.

In support of the overarching goal described above, the following guiding principles define the intentions and expectations of RMP Participants. Implementation of the RMP will:

  • Develop sound scientific information on water quality in the Bay;
  • Prioritize funding decisions through collaborative discussions;
  • Conduct decision-making in a transparent manner that consistently represents the diversity of RMP Participant interests;
  • Utilize external science advisors for guidance and peer review;
  • Maintain and make publicly available the data collected by the Program;
  • Enhance public awareness and support by regularly communicating the status and trends of water quality in the Bay; and
  • Coordinate with other monitoring and scientific studies in the Bay-Delta region to ensure efficiency.
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Davis, J. A.; Lowe, S.; Anderson, B.; Hunt, J.; Thompson, B. 2004. Conceptual Framework and Rationale for the Exposure and Effects Pilot Study. SFEI Contribution No. 317. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland.
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Greenfield, B. K.; Davis, J. A.; Fairey, R.; Ichikawa, G.; Roberts, C.; Crane, D. B.; Petreas, M. 2003. Contaminant Concentrations in Fish from San Francisco Bay, 2000. San Francisco Estuary Institute, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Water Pollution Control Laboratories, California Department of Fish and Game, Hazardous Materials Laboratory, Cal/EPA: Oakland, CA.
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Davis, J. A.; McKinney, M.; Mok, M.; Stoelting, M.; Wainwright, S. E.; May, M. D.; Petreas, M.; Roberts, C.; Taberski, K.; Tjeerdema, R. S.; et al. 1999. Contaminants Concentrations in Fish from San Francisco Bay, 1997. SFEI Contribution No. 35. San Francisco Estuary Institute, Richmond, CA, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA, Hazardous Materials Laboratory, Cal/EPA, Berkeley, CA, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, San Francisco Bay Regional Wa: Richmond, CA.
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Connor, M.; Yee, D.; Davis, J. A.; Werme, C. 2004. Dioxins in San Francisco Bay: Conceptual Model/Impairment Assessment. SFEI Contribution No. 309. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland. p 60.
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Oram, J. J.; Leatherbarrow, J. E.; Davis, J. A. 2005. DRAFT REPORT: A Model of Long-Term PCB Fate and Transport in San Francisco Bay, CA. SFEI Contribution No. 388. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA.
Davis, J. A. 1986. Ecological guidelines for the use of natural wetlands for municipal wastewater management in North Carolina. SFEI Contribution No. 134. Division of Environmental Management, North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development: Raleigh, NC.
Clark, S.; Bailey, H. C.; Davis, J. A. 1995. The Effects of Toxic Contaminants in Waters of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. SFEI Contribution No. 184. Prepared for Bay/Delta Oversight Council: Sacramento, CA. p 125 pp.
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Gunther, A. J.; Davis, J. A. 1998. An evaluation of bioaccumulation monitoring with transplanted bivalves in the RMP. SFEI Contribution No. 322. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA. pp 187-200.
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Davis, J. A. 1988. Inventory of Priority Datasets Relating to the San Francisco Estuary. SFEI Contribution No. 141. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA. p 51.
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Greenfield, B. K.; Ichikawa, G.; Stephenson, M.; Davis, J. A. 2002. Mercury in Sport Fish from the Delta Region (Task 2A). SFEI Contribution No. 252. San Francisco Estuary Institute / CALFED Final Project Report.: Oakland, CA. p 88 pp.
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Robinson, A.; Slotton, D. G.; Lowe, S.; Davis, J. A. 2014. North Bay Mercury Biosentinel Project (December 2014 Report). SFEI Contribution No. 738. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.
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Grieb, T.; Roy, S.; Rath, J.; Stewart, R.; Sun, J.; Davis, J. A. 2018. North Bay Selenium Monitoring Design. SFEI Contribution No. 921. San Francisco Estuary Institute : Richmond, CA.
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Jarman, W. M.; Davis, J. A. 1997. Observations on trace organic concentrations in RMP water samples. SFEI Contribution No. 210. San Francisco Estuary Institute. pp 67-77.
Oram, J. J.; Greenfield, B. K.; Davis, J. A.; David, N.; Leatherbarrow, J. E. 2006. Organochlorine Pesticide Fate in San Francisco Bay. SFEI Contribution No. 433. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA. p 48.
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Davis, J. A. 2002. A PCB Budget for San Francisco Bay. SFEI Contribution No. 376. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA.
Leatherbarrow, J. E.; Yee, D.; Davis, J. A. 2001. PCBs in effluent. SFEI Contribution No. 237.
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Sutton, R.; Sedlak, M.; Davis, J. A. 2014. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in San Francisco Bay: A Summary of Occurrence and Trends. SFEI Contribution No. 713. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA. p 62.
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Davis, J. A. 2005. 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.
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Hunt, J.; Trowbridge, P.; Yee, D.; Franz, A.; Davis, J. 2016. Sampling and Analysis Plan for 2016 RMP Status and Trends Bird Egg Monitoring. SFEI Contribution No. 827. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA. p 31 pp.
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Sun, J.; Davis, J. A.; Stewart, R.; Palace, V. 2019. Selenium in White Sturgeon from North San Francisco Bay: The 2015-2017 Sturgeon Derby Study. SFEI Contribution No. 897. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.

This report presents the findings from a study evaluating selenium concentrations in white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) tissues collected during the 2015-2017 Sturgeon Derby events in North San Francisco Bay. The goal of this study was to investigate the distribution of selenium among sturgeon tissues to inform the toxicological and regulatory interpretation of selenium measured in non-lethally collected tissues, including muscle plugs and fin rays. This technical report provides documentation of the study and presents its major findings.

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Greenfield, B. K.; Davis, J. A. 2004. A Simple Mass Balance Model for PAH Fate in the San Francisco Estuary. SFEI Contribution No. 115. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland, CA.
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Oram, J. J.; McKee, L. J. .; Davis, J. A.; Sedlak, M.; Yee, D. 2008. Sources, Pathways and Loadings Workgroup: Five-Year Workplan (2008-12). SFEI Contribution No. 567. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Oakland.
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Davis, J. A.; Yoon, J. 1999. Technical Report of the Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Workgroup. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.
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Davis, J. A.; Gunther, A. J.; Abu-Saba, K. E. 2001. Technical Report of the Sources, Pathways, and Loadings Workgroup. SFEI Contribution No. 266. San Francisco Estuary Institute: Richmond, CA.
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Greenfield, B. K.; Davis, J. A.; Collins, J. N.; Grenier, J. Letitia. 2002. The tidal marsh food web. SFEI Contribution No. 472. University of California: Berkeley, CA. p 12 pp.
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