National Coastal Condition Assessment 2010

2016-01-22T11:34:03+00:00 January 22, 2016|
Pacific Coast south of Pacifica, in San Mateo County, Northern California. (Credit: Wikimedia commons)

(Click to enlarge) Pacific Coast south of Pacifica, in San Mateo County, Northern California. (Credit: Wikimedia commons)

This notice announces the availability of the final National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA) 2010.

(From the Federal Register) — The NCCA describes the results of a nationwide coastal probabilistic survey that was conducted in the summer of 2010 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its state, tribal, and federal partners. Results include estimates of coastal area with good, fair, and poor biological quality, water quality, sediment quality, and ecological fish tissue quality. Results are presented nationally and regionally for the Northeast, Southeast, Gulf of Mexico, West, and Great Lakes coasts. The NCCA 2010 also includes information on how the survey was implemented, and future actions and challenges.

Read the full article here: herehttps://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/01/21/2016-01152/national-coastal-condition-assessment-2010