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Project: Understanding the Effects of Nutrient Forms, Nutrient Ratios and Light Availability on the Lower Food Web of the Delta (2038)

Description: This proposal addresses how changes in nutrient form, ratio and loading (water quality) affect the lower pelagic food web that ultimately determines the quality and quantity of food for Delta fishes.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-664

Implemented By: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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: $489,265.73

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2015    Actual Completion: 10/4/2017

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$489,265.73

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Other  


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