NEEA workshop a success
On May 9-10, IAN and EcoCheck (NOAA-UMCES Partnership)
in collaboration with NOAA’s Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
, convened the National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment update workshop. The workshop included data entry into the online data collection tool
and development of recommendations for a national strategy for research, monitoring, and management needed to address eutrophication. The workshop will result in a report due in September 2006 that assesses present eutrophic conditions and trends in condition since the early 1990s for 141 US systems, as well as recommendations for a national approach to protect these systems from further degradation.