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Project: The Role of Microcystis Blooms in the Delta Food web: A Functional Approach (2044)

Description: This proposal is an interdisciplinary, collaborative investigation of blooms of the toxic, colonial cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa that have occurred in recent years in the upper San Francisco Estuary.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-662

Implemented By: San Francisco State University

Objective: Advance the knowledge and understanding of the complex water supply issues and ecosystems of  the Bay-Delta system as an aid to Delta policy makers and managers working to achieve the two coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $894,463.36

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2015    Actual Completion: 6/30/2017

Associated Counties: Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Integrated Regional Water Management3/3/2010$894,463.36

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Other  


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