Program/Project Code:
03SWSBIO
Program/Project Name:
SWAMP Historic Bioaccumulation Data
Description:
Project reviewed bioaccumulation data generated under historic State Board programs (Toxic Substances Monitoring Program, State Mussel Watch Program, and Coastal Fish Contamination Program) and other major bioaccumulation studies from 1970-2005.
Program Link:
http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/swamp/bop.shtml
Geographic Region:
Statewide
Reported Parameters:
Fish tissue: Mercury, PCBs, DDTs, Dieldrin, Chlordane
Years:
1969-2004
Funder:
Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program
Program/Project Code:
CCSF-OBL
Program/Project Name:
City and County of San Francisco
Description:
The City and County of San Francisco - Oceanside Biology Lab collected and analyzed samples from an outfall and a reference site. Types of organisms collected included Cancer magister, Citharichthys sordidus, and Pleuronectes vetulus.
Program Link:
None
Geographic Region:
Coastal waters
Reported Parameters:
Sediment: Trace metals, trace organics, grainsize; Tissue: Trace metals and trace organics
Years:
1997-2007
Funder:
City and County of San Francisco
Program/Project Code:
CFCP
Program/Project Name:
Coastal Fish Contamination Program
Description:
The Coastal Fish Contamination Program (CFCP) was initiated in 1998 to develop comprehensive monitoring and assessment of chemical contamination in sport fish and shellfish from California coastal waters and to assess consumption health risks.
Program Link:
None
Geographic Region:
Coastal waters
Reported Parameters:
Fish, bivalve, and crustacean tissue: Trace metals, trace organics
Years:
1998-2003
Funder:
State of California
Program/Project Code:
EWG
Program/Project Name:
Environmental Working Group Fish Study
Description:
EWG collected 6 of the most commonly eaten fish species at 10 locations in the Estuary. Samples were analyzed by the California Department of Toxics Substances Control HML for PBDEs. Archived RMP samples collected in 1997 were analyzed for comparison.
Program Link:
None
Geographic Region:
Bay
Reported Parameters:
Fish tissue: PBDEs
Years:
2002
Funder:
EWG
Program/Project Code:
FMP
Program/Project Name:
Fish Mercury Project
Description:
The objectives of the Fish Mercury Project (FMP) were to examine mercury in fish in the Bay-Delta watershed and to increase public awareness of fish contamination issues.
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/fmp
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Fish tissue: Mercury
Years:
2005-2007
Funder:
California Bay-Delta Authority
Program/Project Code:
FMP-Biosentinel
Program/Project Name:
Fish Mercury Project
Description:
The objectives of the Fish Mercury Project (FMP) were to examine mercury in fish in the Bay-Delta watershed and to monitor potential changes in mercury concentrations from marsh restoration projects in the Delta.
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/cmr/fishmercury/
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Fish tissue: Mercury
Years:
2005-2007
Funder:
California Bay-Delta Authority
Program/Project Code:
RMP
Program/Project Name:
Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality
Description:
The RMP monitors contamination in the Estuary and is an innovative collaborative effort between SFEI, the RWQCB, and the regulated discharger community. It provides water quality regulators with information they need to manage the Estuary effectively.
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/rmp
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Water, Sediment, and Tissue: Trace metals, trace organics, toxicity, ancillary measurements
Years:
1993-present
Funder:
RMP
Program/Project Code:
RMP_EEPS
Program/Project Name:
RMP - Exposure and Effects Pilot Study
Description:
This RMP Pilot Study conducts triennial bird egg monitoring (cormorant and tern).
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/rmp/rmp_status_trends
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Bird: Trace metals, trace organics
Years:
2002-present
Funder:
RMP
Program/Project Code:
RMP_FISH
Program/Project Name:
RMP - Sport Fish Monitoring
Description:
The RMP has conducted sport fish monitoring triennially since 1994. The core of the monitoring program targets five sport fish species that are frequently caught and consumed by Bay Anglers.
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/rmp/rmp_status_trends
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Fish: Mercury, trace organics
Years:
1994-present
Funder:
RMP
Program/Project Code:
RMP_FISH
Program/Project Name:
RMP - Sport Fish Monitoring, 2009
Description:
The RMP has conducted sport fish monitoring triennially since 1994. The core of the monitoring program targets five sport fish species that are frequently caught and consumed by Bay Anglers.
Program Link:
http://www.sfei.org/rmp/rmp_status_trends
Geographic Region:
Bay-Delta watershed
Reported Parameters:
Fish tissue: PBDEs
Years:
2009
Funder:
RMP