State Water Resources Research Institute Program
Project ID: 2008AL68B
Title: On-Farm and Watershed Approaches to Community-Based Nutrient and Pathogen Management
Project Type: Research
Start Date: 3/01/2008
End Date: 2/28/2009
Congressional District: Third
Focus Categories: Water Quality, Non Point Pollution, Nutrients
Keywords: Water Quality Monitoring, Water Quality Management, Eutrophication, Nutrients, Fertilizers, Bacteria, Runoff, Pathogen
Principal Investigator: Deutsch, William G.
Federal Funds: $ 24,998
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 33,739
Abstract: The researchers will test newly developed technologies and testing equipment, as well as statistically analyze years of data on Alabama lakes to evaluate the development of a citizen monitoring protocol for nutrient testing, and the development of credible surrogates by which citizen monitors can estimate eutrophication of waterbodies.
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