National Monitoring Network Pilot Study - San Francisco Bay Region

Key Partners

The following study partners representing the Federal, State, and non-profit sectors are committed to seeing the development of a regional pilot study.

Federal Agencies

US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Karen Schwinn, Associate Director, Office of Water, USEPA Region 9

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Rebecca Smyth, California Regional Coordinator

US Geologic Survey
Dr. James Cloern, Senior Research Scientist
Dr. David Schoelhamer, Research Hydrologist

US Fish and Wildlife Service
Dr. Colin Eagle-Smith, Environmental Contaminants Division

State of California   

Steve Ritchie, South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
Dr. Paul Siri, State Coastal Conservancy
Tom Mumley, San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board
Dr. Charles Armor, Interagency Ecological Program
Marcia Brockbank, San Francisco Estuary Program
Dr. Barbara Washburn, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Dr. Terry Fleming, Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program, (EPA on-loan)


Dr. Toby Garfield, San Francisco State University
Dr. John Largier, UC Davis, Bodega Bay

Non-profit Sector

Heather Kerkerring, Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS)
Dr. Francisco Chavez, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Denise Greig, The Marine Mammal Center


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