Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/DO-23

Workshop on national dissolved oxygen

Principal Investigator: 

Gail B. Mackiernan

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1991

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Description: 

The purpose of this workshop is to provide input and evaluation to the Environmental Protection Agency's effort to derive national dissolved oxygen criteria salt water. An examination of current and proposed research approaches supported by EPA, NOAA and others, data synthesis and interpretation, and the usability of these criteria by managers and regulators will be examined. Incorporation of workshop recommendations into ongoing research efforts is planned.