October 9, 2012 - 12:00am

The RMP Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA. The meeting focused on modeling efforts for San Francisco Bay and surrounding watersheds. The meeting also included highlights from RMP work groups:

  • Sources, Pathways, and Loadings
  • Exposure and Effects
  • Contaminant Fate
  • Emerging Contaminants

Presentations covered topics including modeling Bay water quality, modeling transport from watersheds, mercury, effects of contaminants on fish, and emerging contaminants.


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  • Stephen Monismith (Stanford University) - Hydrodynamic Processes in San Francisco Bay (Presentation PDF)
  • Jim Fitzpatrick (HDR, Inc.) - Water Quality Modeling in Estuaries: Lessons Learned (Presentation PDF)
  • Joel Baker (University of Washington - Tacoma) - Contaminant Modeling in San Francisco Bay: Lessons from Other Estuaries (Presentation PDF)
  • Roger Bannerman (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources) - Modeling Stormwater: A Formula for Success (Presentation PDF)
  • Alicia Gilbreath (SFEI) - The Regional Watershed Spreadsheet Model: A Tool for Estimating Urban Stormwater Contaminant Loads (Presentation PDF)
  • Jay Davis (SFEI) - Reducing Methylmercury in the Food Web of San Francisco Bay (Presentation PDF)
  • Bruce Herbold (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) - Fish Habitats in Suisun Bay and What Degrades Them (Presentation PDF)
  • David Baldwin (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - Olfactory Toxicity of Copper to Salmon in Freshwater and Saltwater (Presentation PDF)
  • Meg Sedlak (SFEI) - Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Synthesis and Strategy (Presentation PDF)
  • Keith Maruya (Southern California Coastal Water Research Project) - A Multiagency Pilot Project on Distribution of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECS) In California Coastal Bivalves (Presentation PDF)
Programs and Focus Areas: 
Clean Water Program