Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Monitoring Programs
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Summary
Abstract: Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is working to protect and restore the
Casco Bay ecosystem and watershed while sustaining compatible human uses. The
stakeholder-developed "Casco Bay Plan" that guides CBEP's work focuses on five
priorities: stormwater, toxics, habitat conservation, shellfish beds and
swimming beaches, and stewardship. CBEP monitors numerous indicators of the
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Purpose: Monitor, compile, and assess data on a suite of indicators of the
health of Casco Bay and its watershed. At regular intervals, publish the
available data on fourteen different indicators in a "State of the Bay" report.
The most recent summary is the "State of the Bay 2005" report.

Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.93   S: 43.56   E: -69.85   W: -70.3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-01
Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS Parameter Definition
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ECONOMIC RESOURCES Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints public
Use Constraints The estimation techniques described in this paper can serve as a useful and
inexpensive “first-cut” at understanding the importance of the atmospheric as a
pollution source, and can help to pinpoint those areas where field measurements
are needed to guide future management decisions.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, 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.cascobay.usm.maine.edu

Data Center Personnel
Name: KAREN YOUNG
Phone: (207) 780-4820
Fax: (207) 780-4317
Email: cbep at usm.maine.edu
Contact Address:
US EPA Region 1
1 Congress St., Suite 1100
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114-2023
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (207) 780-4820
Fax: (207) 780-4317
Email: cbep at usm.maine.edu
Contact Address:
US EPA Region 1
1 Congress St., Suite 1100
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114-2023
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-28
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