Massachusetts Ecosystem Assessment Program
Entry ID: gomc_168

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Summary
Abstract: The MEAP program was part of CZM until 2003, when state funding for
the monitoring position dried up. MEAP was essentially the NCA-MA cooperative
partnership (NCA=EPA's National Coastal Assessment Program), with expanded
monitoring in selected embayments. Most of the expanded MEAP included
monitoring in Mt. Hope Bay, looking at water quality parameters such as
chlorophyll, dissolved inorganic nutrients, DO, total suspended solids, and
particulate organic carbon. Nearly half of the data is for Mt. Hope Bay is
with the analytical lab and not available yet.

Type: Estuary

Waterbody or Watershed Names: Mt. Hope Bay

Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Coastal 2000, Massachusetts Coastal
Zone Management Program

Additional Information OR Comments: For data contact Christian Krahforst.
Related URL
Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.07   S: 41.06   E: -69.75   W: -73.68

Originating Center
Data Center
National Estuary Program, Oceans, Coasts, and Estuaries, Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/nep/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRISTIAN KRAHFORST
Phone: (617) 626-1216
Email: christian.krahfrost at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 900
City: Boston
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02114
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (617) 626-1216
Email: christian.krahfrost at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 900
City: Boston
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02114
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-26
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