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This page addresses methods and tools to monitor, assess, and report on the health of America's water resources, and provides software and automated information systems to manage monitoring data.
The Volunteer Monitor, The National Newsletter of Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring.
This project has been partially funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of EPA, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation of use.
Informational film on EPA’s surveillance and monitoring vessel, the Lake Guardian, which is operated by EPA’s Great Lakes National Program office, and is in service as a floating laboratory that gathers data about the physical, chemical, and biological conditions of the Great Lakes.
Overview of EMAP Surface Waters Lake Sampling, daily operations, lake verification and index site location, general lake assessment, protocols for temperature, dissolved oxygen, shoreline physical habitat, and more.
UnderWater Magazine: "ROV Pipeline Inspections." Remotely operated vehicles have long since proven their importance as an integral part of the marine industry.
This Sea Grant Nonindigenous Species Site (SGNIS) is a project of the National Sea Grant College Program, produced by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network. It is a national information center that contains a comprehensive collection of research publications and education materials produced by Sea Grant programs and other research institutions across the country on zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species. All materials available through this home page have either appeared in professional science journals or have been through a rigorous scientific review to ensure the quality of the information provided. Number articles = 713.
Zebra mussels in Vermont. Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.
Zebra Mussel Research Program.
The Zebra Mussel Research Program (ZMRP) was authorized by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990, Public Law 101-646, and is the only federally authorized research program for the development of technology to control zebra mussels.