Contributions and Internet links are arranged in chronological order. Use the search box on the right to find a particular topic, title, or author. PIA Guide to Contributors.

 

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2008 Historical Perspective on Potomac Water Quality Monitoring. [PDF, 5.5 MB]

W. R. Boynton (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and E. M. Bailey. Plenary presentation to the MWCOG Potomac Monitoring Forum, March 10-11, 2008.

A selection of results and insights from the various Potomac estuary monitoring programs.

2008 Recovery of a tidal freshwater embayment from eutrophication: a long-term study. [PDF, 5.4 MB]

R. Christian Jones (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). Conference paper prepared for the March 10-11, 2008 Potomac River Monitoring Forum (Metropolitan Washington Council of Government).
The ongoing Gunston Cove ecosystem study is documenting a decline in water column total phosphorus (TP) that lagged point-source load reductions by several years due to sediment release of accumulated phosphorus. Phytoplankton, SAV, and water clarity improvements are now evident.

2005 Sediment phosphorus flux: pH interactions in the tidal freshwater Potomac River Estuary. [PDF, 700 KB]

Eva M. Bailey (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Walter R. Boynton, J. Cornwell, and M. Owens. Presentation at the 2005 ASLO Conference.
Companion to Bailey et al. 2006 (Reports and Papers)

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