Phytoplankton Community Structure as an Indicator of Coastal Ecosystem HealthEPA Grant Number: R828677C001
Subproject: this is subproject number 001 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R828677
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
Center: EAGLES - Atlantic Coast Environmental Indicators Consortium
Center Director: Paerl, Hans
Title: Phytoplankton Community Structure as an Indicator of Coastal Ecosystem Health
Investigators: Paerl, Hans , Luettich Jr., Richard A. , Pinckney, James L.
Current Investigators: Paerl, Hans , Luettich Jr., Richard A. , Pinckney, James L. , Valdes, Lexia M. , Noble, Rachel T. , Wyrick, Pamela , Fries, Steven
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , Texas A & M University
Current Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
EPA Project Officer: Packard, Benjamin H
Project Period: March 1, 2001 through February 28, 2003
RFA: Environmental Indicators in the Estuarine Environment Research Program (2000) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: Ecological Indicators/Assessment/Restoration , Water , Ecosystems
The objectives of this research project are to: (1) develop broadly applicable, phytoplankton-based indicators of estuarine and coastal ecological condition; and (2) link these indicators to nutrient and physical-chemical forcing features and remote sensing analyses of water column optical properties.
Publications and Presentations:Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 135 publications for this subproject | View all 383 publications for this center
Journal Articles:Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 28 journal articles for this subproject | View all 88 journal articles for this center
Supplemental Keywords:phytoplankton, estuarine and coastal indicators, photopigments, nutrients, hydrology, water quality, habitat, ecosystem and regional scale, management, physical factors, climatology, hurricanes, nutrient management, total maximum daily loads, TMDLs, modeling, remote sensing, ferry-based monitoring., RFA, Scientific Discipline, Air, Ecosystem Protection/Environmental Exposure & Risk, Ecosystem/Assessment/Indicators, Ecosystem Protection, Chemistry, climate change, Air Pollution Effects, Monitoring/Modeling, Ecological Effects - Environmental Exposure & Risk, Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere, Ecological Indicators, atmospheric dispersion models, aquatic ecosystem, climate change effects, ecoindicator, fish habitats, coastal ecosystem, remote sensing, environmental monitoring, environmental measurement, assessment models, nutrient loading, climate, Choptank River, trophic effects, estuarine ecoindicator, estuarine ecosystems, environmental stress, water quality, ecological models, climate model, atmospheric chemistry, photopigment indicator
Progress and Final Reports:
Main Center Abstract and Reports:R828677 EAGLES - Atlantic Coast Environmental Indicators Consortium
Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R828677C001 Phytoplankton Community Structure as an Indicator of Coastal Ecosystem Health
R828677C002 Trophic Indicators of Ecosystem Health in Chesapeake Bay
R828677C003 Coastal Wetland Indicators
R828677C004 Environmental Indicators in the Estuarine Environment: Seagrass Photosynthetic Efficiency as an Indicator of Coastal Ecosystem Health