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CCAMP Reports and Other Related Central Coast Reports and Publications


Archived CCAMP Reports Sampling Year
305 Pajaro River Hydrologic Unit Report 1998
307 Carmel River Hydrologic Unit Report 2002
308 Santa Lucia Hydrologic Unit Report 2002
309 Salinas River Hydrologic Unit Report 1999
310 Estero Hydrologic Unit Report 2002
312 Santa Maria River Hydrologic Unit Report 2000
313 San Antonio River Hydrologic Unit Report 2001
314 Santa Ynez River Hydrologic Unit Report 2001
315 Santa Barbara Coast Hydrologic Unit Report 2001
Coastal Confluences Sediment Report 1999

Fresh water toxicity and related pesticides
Anderson, B.S., J.W. Hunt, B.M. Phillips, P.A. Nicely, V. De Vlaming, V. Connor, N. Richard, R.S. Tjeerdema.  2003.  Integrated assessment of the impacts of agricultural drainwater in the Salinas River (California, USA).   Environmental Pollution 124: 523 - 532.
Anderson, B.S., B.M. Phillips, J.W. Hunt, N. Richard, V. Connor, R.S. Tjeerdema.  2006.   Identifying primary stressors impacting macroinvertebrates in the Salinas River (California, USA): relative effects of pesticides and suspended particles.   Environmental Pollution 141: 402-408. 
Anderson,B.S., B.M. Phillips, J.W. Hunt, N. Richard, V. Connor, K.R. Worcester, M.S. Adams, R.S. Tjeerdema.    2006.  Evidence of pesticide impacts in the Santa Maria River watershed (California, USA).  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25(4):1160 - 1170.
Anderson, B., B. Phillips, J. Hunt, K. Siegler, J. Voorhees, K. Smalling, K. Kuivila, M. Adams.  2010.  Watershed-scale Evaluation of Agricultural BMP Effectiveness in Protecting Critical Coastal Habitats:  Final Report on the Status of Three Central California Estuaries.  U.C. Davis, Granite Canyon and U.S. Geologic Survey.  Grant Report for the Central Coast Water Board. April 30, 2010. 
Department of Pesticide Regulation.  2007.  Summary of Pesticide Use Report Data.  Sacramento, CA  95812-4015.
Hunt, J.W.,  Brian S. Anderson, Bryn M. Phillips, Ron S. Tjeerdema, H. Max Puckett, Victor deVlaming.  1999.   Patterns of aquatic toxicity in an agriculturally dominated coastal watershed in California.Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 75: 75 – 91.
Hunt, J.W.,  B.S. Anderson, B.M. Phillips, P.N. Nicely, R.S. Tjeerdema, H.M. Puckett, M. Stephenson, K. Worcester, and V. De Vlaming.  2003.   Ambient Toxicity due to Chlorpyrifos and Diazinon in a Central California Coastal Watershed.   Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 82: 83 - 112.
Hunt, J.W.,  B.S. Anderson, B.M. Phillips, R.S. Tjeerdema, N. Richard, K. Worcester, M. Angelo, A. Berne, B. Fulfrost, and D. Mulvaney.  2006.  Spatial Relationships between Water Quality and Pesticide Application Rates in Agricultural Watersheds.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 121: 245–262.
Hunt, J., B. Anderson, B. Phillips, B. Largay, F. Watson, K. Harris, E. Hanson, M. Beretti, R. Schafer, K. Brown, and A. Bern.  2007.  Effectiveness of Agricultural Management Practices in Reducing Concentrations of Pesticides Associated with Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms.    Marine Pollution Studies Laboratory, Univ. of Calif. Davis, and Dept. of Env. Toxicology. Grant Report to the Central Coast Water Board.
Hunt, J., B. Anderson, B. Phillips, R. Tjeerdema, B. Largay, M. Beretti, and A. Bern. 2008.  Use of toxicity identification evaluations to determine the pesticide mitigation effectiveness of on-farm vegetated treatment systems.  Environmental Pollution 156: 348 - 358.
Kelley, K. and K. Starner. 2004.  Preliminary Results for Study 219: Monitoring Surface Waters and Sediments of the Salinas and San Joaquin River Basins for Organophosphate and Pyrethroid Pesticides. California Department of Pesticide Regulation Memorandum.  Sacramento, CA 95812
Long, R., J. Gan, and M. Nett.  Pesticide Choice:  Best Management Practice (BMP) for Protecting Surface Water Quality in Agriculture.  Publication 8161.  ISBN 978-1-60107-330-3. University of California Division of Agricuture and Natural Resources. http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu.
Ng, C.M., D. P. Weston, J. You, M.J. Lydy.   Patterns of Pyrethroid Contamination and Toxicity in Agricultural and Urban Stream Segments.  2008.  Published in: Synthetic Pyrethroids: Occurrence and Behavior in Aquatic Environments.  J. Gan, F. Spurlock, Hendley, P. and Weston, D. (editors).  American Chemical Society Symposium Series 991, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. pp. 355-369.

Phillips, B.M., B.S. Anderson, J.W. Hunt, S. Huntley, R.S. Tjeerdema, N.   Kapellas, K.R. Worcester.  2006. Solid-phase sediment toxicity  identification evaluation in an agricultural stream. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25(6):1671 - 1676. 

Sanders, J. S.  January 28, 2004.  Analysis of Recent Chlorpyrifos Use and Surface Water Monitoring Data.  Department of Pesticide Regulation Memorandum .  32 pp.
Starner, K. and K. Kelley.  2004. Pyrethroid Concentrations in Surface Waters and Bed Sediment in High Agricultural Use Regions of California. California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Sacramento, CA 95812
Starner, K., J. White, F. Spurlock and K. Kelley. 2006. Pyrethroid Insecticides in California Surface Waters and Bed Sediments: Concentrations and Estimated Toxicities.  California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Sacramento, CA 95812
Starner, K. 2011.  Pesticides in Surface Water from Agricultural Regions of California; 2007 - 2008.  Report 248.  California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Sacramento, CA 95812
Starner, K.  2009.  Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Diazinon Irrigation-Season Use and Monitoring Data.  California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Sacramento, CA 95812.
Starner, K and K.S. Goh.  2012.  Detections of the Neonicotinoid Insecticide Imidacloprid in Surface Waters of Three Agricultural Regions of California, USA, 2010-2011.  Bull. Enviorn, Contamin. Toxicol.  DOI 10.1007/200128-011-0515-5.
Reports from the Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program for Agriculture
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.  2008.   Phase 1 Follow-up Water Quality Monitoring:  Organophosphate Pesticide Sampling Final Data Report. May 19, 2008.
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.  2009.   Supplemental Water Quality Monitoring for Organophosphate Pesticides and Aquatic Toxicity.  May 28, 2009.
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation Inc.  2009. Preliminary Cooperative Monitoring Trend Analysis Brief.  October 19, 2009. 
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.  2010.   Final Follow-up Water Quality Monitoring Report:  Continuous Monitoring of Flows.  August 14, 2009. Revised September, 2010
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation Inc.  2010.   Follow-up Monitoring Report:  Organophosphate Monitoring at Phase II Sites, 2009.  April 6, 2010.
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation Inc.  2010.   Follow-up Monitoring Report:  Water Quality Results from Upstream Monitoring, 2008.  Revised September, 2010.  Includes Tables and Figures Part 1 and Part 2, Appendix B, and Appendices C&D
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.  Draft Cooperative Monitoring Program Five-Year Evaluation Report:  Monitoring Program Effectiveness and Efficiency, 2010.  December 23, 2010 Draft Version.  Includes Part 1 - TextPart 2 - Maps, Part 3 - Figures, and Appendices.
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation Inc.  Cooperative Monitoring Program Follow-Up Monitoring Report:  Pesticides and Toxicity to Hyalella azteca in Sediments, 2010.   December 31, 2010.  Includes Figures.
Larry Walker & Assoc. 2009. Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program 2005-2008 Water Quality Report.  Prepared for Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.  June 2009.  Revised April 2010.  Includes Appendices A - Statistics, B - Box plots, C - Time series, D - Field Logs, E - Event Summaries, F - Lab Reports, and G - Data.
Pacific EcoRisk.  2010a. Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program:  2005 Bioassessment Monitoring.  June 2009.  Revised April 2010.
Pacific EcoRisk. 2010b   Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program:  2006 Bioassessment Monitoring.  June 2009.  Revised April 2010.
Pacific EcoRisk.  2010c   Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program:  2007 Bioassessment Monitoring.  June 2009.  Revised April 2010.
Pacific EcoRisk.  2010d   Central Coast Cooperative Monitoring Program:  2008 Bioassessment Monitoring.  June 2009.  Revised April 2010.
Central Coast Lagoons, Estuaries, Bay, and Harbors
Anderson, B., B. Phillips, J. Hunt, K. Siegler, J. Voorhees, K. Smalling, K. Kuivila, M. Adams.  2010.  Watershed-scale Evaluation of Agricultural BMP Effectiveness in Protecting Critical Coastal Habitats:  Final Report on the Status of Three Central California Estuaries.  U.C. Davis, Granite Canyon and U.S. Geologic Survey.  Grant Report for the Central Coast Water Board. April 30, 2010. 
Beck, N., E. Freund, M. Mathias, D. Meyers, K. Goodnight, A. Little, M. Shouse.  2006.  Comparative Lagoon Ecological Assessment Project.  Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District.  Funded by California Coastal Conservancy.  269 pp.
Chapter 6: West Coast National Estuary Program Coastal Condition, Morro Bay National Estuary Program. National Estuary Program Coastal Condition Report. June 2007.
Sigala, M., R. Fairey, M. Adams..  2007.  Environmental Condition of Water, Sediment, and Tissue Quality in Central Coast Harbors.  Surface Waters Ambient Monitoring Program Fiscal Year 2002-2003.  Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program Report.
Central Coast marine mammal disease and related water quality issues
Miller, M.A., I.A. Gardner, C. Kreuder, D.M. Paradies, K. R. Worcester, D.A. Jessup, E. Dodd, M.D. Harris, J.A. Ames, A.E. Packham, P.A. Conrad. 2002. Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis).  International Journal for Parasitology 32: 997 - 1006. 
Miller, M., E. Dodd, M. Ziccarid, D. Jessup, D. Crane, C. Dominik, R. Spies, D. Hardin.  2007.   Persistent Organic Pollutant Concentrations in Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis):  Patterns with respect to environmental risk factors and major causes of mortality.  California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG)-Office of Spill Prevention and Response. Wildlife Health Center, University of California at Davis, Applied Marine Science. Submitted to California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3.  June 30, 2007.
Miller, M.A., W.A. Miller, P.A. Conrad, E.R. James, A.C. Melli, C.M. Leutenegger, H.A. Dabritz, A.E. Packham, D. Paradies, M. Harris, J. Ames, D.A. Jessup, K. Worcester, M.E. Grigg.  2008. Type X Toxoplasma gondii in a wild mussel and terrestrial carnivores from coastal California:  New linkages between terrestrial mammals, runoff and toxoplasmosis of sea otters.    International Journal for Parasitology 38(11):1319-28. Epub 2008 Feb 26.
Miller, W.A., E. R. Atwill, I. A. Gardner, M. A. Miller, H. M. Fritz, R. P. Hedrick, A. C. Melli, N. M. Barnes, P. A. Conrad.  2005.  Clams (Corbicula fluminea) as bioindicators of fecal contamination with Cryptosporidium and Giardia spp. in freshwater ecosystems in California.  International Journal for Parasitology 35:673–684.
Miller, W.A., M.A. Miller, I.A. Gardner, E.R. Atwill, M. Harris, J. Ames, D. Jessup, A. Melli, D. Paradies, K. Worcester, P. Olin, N. Barnes, P.A. Conrad.  2005.  New genotypes and factors associated with Cryptosporidium detection in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast.  International Journal for Parasitology 35:1103–1113.
Miller, W.A., M. Miller, I. Gardner, E. Atwill, B.Byrne, S. Jang, M. Harris, J.Ames, Jessup, D.; Paradies, D.; Worcester, K.; Melli, A.; Conrad, P.  2006.   Salmonella spp., Vibrio spp., Clostridium perfringens, and Plesiomonas shigelloides in marine and freshwater invertebrates from coastal California ecosystems.   Microbial Ecology 52(2):198-206.

Miller MA, Kudela RM, Mekebri A, Crane D, Oates SC, et al. 2010. Evidence for a Novel Marine Harmful Algal Bloom: Cyanotoxin (Microcystin) Transfer from Land to Sea Otters. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12576. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012576

Stoddard, R. A., E. R. Atwill, F. M.D. Gulland, M.A. Miller, H. A. Dabritz, D.M. Paradies, K.R. Worcester, S. Jang, J. Lawrence, B. A. Byrne, P. A. Conrad.  2008. Risk Factors for Infection with Pathogenic and Antimicrobial-Resistant Fecal Bacteria in Northern Elephant Seals in California.  Public Health Reports 123:360 - 370.
  Other studies and documents related to Central Coast monitoring and assessment
Nutrients, Eutrophication and Algal Blooms
Lane, J.Q. D.M. Paradies, K.R. Worcester, R. M.Kudela.  2009.   Description of freshwater eutrophic sources to Monterey Bay, California, with categorization according to nutrient ratio characteristics.     Poster presentation at Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Conference, Portland, OR, Nov 2 - 5, 2009.
Lane, J.Q., P.T. Raimondi, R. M. Kudela. 2009.   Development of a logistic regression model for the prediction of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms in Monterey Bay, California.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 383:37 - 51.
Quay, J.E.  2011.  New Tools and Insight for Recognition of Pseudo-Nitzschia Bloom and Toxin Incidence.  U.C. Santa Cruz Dissertation.
Rollins, S.L., M. Los Huertos, P. Krone-Davis, and C. Ritz..  2012.  Algae Biomonitoring and Assessment for Streams and Rivers of California's Central Coast.  Grant Report to the Central Coast Water Board.  112 pp.
Worcester, K.R., D. M. Paradies, M.Adams.  2010.  Interpreting Narrative Objectives for Biostimulatory
Substances for California Central Coast Waters.
  Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program Technical Report.  July 2010.
Pathogens and Pathogen Indicators
Atwill, E.R., and J. Carabez, U.C. Davis.  2011.   Ambient monitoring of bacterial indicators and enteric pathogens (Salmonella & E. coli O157:H7) along California’s central coastal watersheds.  Report for the Central Coast Ambient Monitoring Program. January 2011. 

Cooley, M., D. Carychao, L. Crawford-Miksza, M. T. Jay, C. Myers, C. Rose, C. Keys, J. Farrar, R. E. Mandrell.  2007.   Incidence and Tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Major Produce Production Region in California.  PLoS ONE 2(11): e1159 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001159.

Cooley, M., D. Chao, R. Mandrell.  2006.  Multi-agency Collaborative Effort for the Study of E. Coli O157:H7 Prevalence in a Pre-harvest Produce Environment.  November, 2006.  USDA-ARS.  Final Report.
Pesticides and Other Contaminants
Central Coast Regional Toxic Hot Spot Cleanup Plan.  December, 1998.  Central Coast Water Board.  93 pp.
Chemical and Biological Measures of Sediment Quality in the Central Coast Region.  1998.  State Water Resources Control Board, Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Dept. of Fish and Game, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, U.C. Santa Cruz. 
Diehl, J., S. E. Johnson, K. Xia, A. West, L. Tomanek. 2012.  The distribution of 4-nonylphenol in marine organisms of North American Pacific Coast estuaries.  Chemosphere (2012), doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011/12/040  

Dugan, J.E., G. Ichikawa, M. Stephenson, D. Crane, J. McCall, K. Regalado.  2005.  Monitoring of Coastal Contaminants using Sand Crabs. Prepared for the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.  March 18, 2005. 

Hartwell, S.I. 2008.  Distribution of DDT and other persistent organic contaminants in canyons and on the continental shelf off the central California coast.  Marine Environmental Research 65:199–217.
Sediment
Herbst, D.B., R. B. Medhurst, J. W. Moore, and S. W. Roberts.  2011.   Development of Biological Indicators and Targets to Guide Sediment TMDLs for Streams of the Central Coast Region of California and the San Lorenzo River.  Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California.  Final Report for RWQCB Contract No. 07-125-130.
Herbst, D.B., S.W. Roberts, R. B. Medhurst, N. G. Hayden. 2011.  Sediment Deposition Relations to Watershed Land Use and Sediment Load Models Using a Reference Stream Approach to Develop Sediment TMDL Numeric Targets for the San Lorenzo River and Central Coast California Streams.  Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California.  Report for RWQCB Contract No. 07-125-130.
Herbst, D.B., S.W. Roberts, R. B. Medhurst, N. G. Hayden. 2011. Sediment TMDL Guidance for Central Coast Region of California and the San Lorenzo River: Physical Habitat and Biological Criteria for Deposited Sediments in Streams.  Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California. Summary Report for RWQCB Contract No. 07-125-130.
Other
 
Ode, P.R., A.C. Rehn, and J. T. May.  2005.   A Quantitative Tool for Assessing the Integrity of Southern Coastal California Streams.  Environmental Management 35(4):493–504.