A Workshop:. Science to Support Management Decisions Related to Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin . Herb Buxton, US Geological Survey. Task Force Organization. Task Force Coordinating Committee (Implementation) Finance/Budget Workgroup
Science to Support
Management Decisions Related to Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and Water Quality in the Mississippi River Basin
Herb Buxton, US Geological Survey
Develop a Monitoring, Modeling and Research (Science) Strategy in Support of the Task Force Action Plan.
A strategy to provide and maintain the scientific information needed to implement the adaptive management framework defined in the Action Plan.
What are the major sources and causes of excess nutrients within the Mississippi River Basin?
How are Gulf hypoxia and the associated adverse effects exacerbated by specific causal factors and what are the determining mechanisms?
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC
What are the social and economic impacts of deterioration in water quality (nutrients) in the Mississippi Basin and increased hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico?
Reduce PS Discharges
Farm N Management
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