Science Inventory

CEER 2014 Dedicated Session Proposal: Restoring Water Quality along with Restoring the Gulf of Mexico

Citation:

Harwell, M., Jan Kurtz, AND T. Pierce. CEER 2014 Dedicated Session Proposal: Restoring Water Quality along with Restoring the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration, New Orleans, LA, July 28 - August 01, 2014.

Impact/Purpose:

Proposal for a special session to be held at the 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration. The proposal sets up EPA engagement in this larger restoration fora for benefit of Gulf of Mexico Program office as restoration activities move forward.

Description:

This session focuses on the importance of restoring water quality as part of the larger Gulf of Mexico restoration efforts. Water quality has been identified as a significant indicator of water body condition, and Gulf waters have been impacted by increased urban development, agricultural runoff, alterations in flow, and most recently, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Product Published Date: 08/01/2014
Record Last Revised: 09/11/2014
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 286328

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY

GULF ECOLOGY DIVISION