New Hampshire Shellfish Program
Entry ID: gomc_206

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Summary
Abstract: To ensure the protection of public health, the Shellfish Program
maintains a number of monitoring programs. The Ambient Monitoring program
involves regular collection of water quality samples from over 75 locations in
the tidal waters of the state. The "Red Tide" Monitoring program involves the
weekly collection of blue mussels from two sites ... View entire text

Purpose: The mission of the NH DES Shellfish Program is to ensure that the
state's shellfish meet standards for consumption by those who enjoy harvesting
these public resources. To this end, the NHDES Shellfish Program strives to:
Evaluate the sanitary quality of all coastal shellfish growing waters in the
state, and ensure that these evaluations are kept ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.43   S: 42.57   E: -70.58   W: -72.68

Data Set Citation
Other Citation Details: If data obtained from this web site is used for a publication, presentation, etc., please properly cite it.
Online Resource: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/shellfish/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Contact Chris Nash for data.
Use Constraints DES recommends contacting the project manager(s) listed in the output file
before using any downloaded data. The data in this database comes from multiple
programs that use a variety of methods to satisfy many different objectives.
Therefore, methods used to collect the data may not be compatible with your
intended use of the data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Watershed Management Bureau, Water Division, Department of Environmental Sciences, New Hampshire Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/was/
Dataset ID: http://des.nh.gov/index.htm

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRIS NASH
Phone: 603-559-1509
Fax: 603-559-1510
Email: chris.nash at des.nh.gov
Contact Address:
Shellfish Program Manager
50 International Drive, Suite 200
Pease Tradeport
City: Portsmouth
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03801
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: contact NH DES
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 603-559-1509
Fax: 603-559-1510
Email: chris.nash at des.nh.gov
Contact Address:
Shellfish Program Manager
50 International Drive, Suite 200
Pease Tradeport
City: Portsmouth
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03801
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25
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