OUTFALL MONITORING SCIENCE ADVISORY PANEL

TECHNICAL WORKSHOP

September 22 and 23, 1999, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

JFK Federal Building Conference Center, Second Floor Low Rise Building

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

9:00 - 9:45

Introduction

Arleen O'Donnell (Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection) and

Ron Manfredonia (Environmental Protection Agency)

OMSAP and Its Charge

Andy Solow (OMSAP - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

9:45 - 10:45  The Boston Harbor Project Progress to Date

10:45 - 11:15  Break and Poster Viewing

11:15 - 12:15  Monitoring Plan

Mike Mickelson and Ken Keay (MWRA)

12:15 - 1:15  Lunch (on your own)

1:15 - 2:00  The Physical Environment

Rocky Geyer (WHOI)

2:00 - 3:15  Water Quality

Carlton Hunt (Battelle)

3:15 - 3:30 Break

3:30 - 4:00  Modeling in Support of Monitoring

Jim Fitzpatrick (HydroQual)

4:00 - 5:00  OMSAP Panel Discussion (open)

Andy Solow (OMSAP - WHOI)

Adjourn the first day

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

9:00 - 9:45  Sediment Transport and Topography

Brad Butman (United States Geological Survey)

9:45 - 10:45 Benthic Communities, Ken Keay (MWRA)

10:45 - 11:15 Break and Poster Viewing

11:15 - 11:45  Nutrient Flux in the Harbor

Anne Giblin (Marine Biological Laboratory)

11:45 - 12:00  Hardbottom Community

Barbara Hecker (Hecker Environmental)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:00 - 1:15  Mussels and Bioaccumulation

Lisa Lefkovitz (Battelle)

1:15 - 1:45  Flounder Histology and Tissue Chemistry

Michael Moore (WHOI)

1:45 - 2:15 Break and Poster Viewing

2:15 - 5:00  OMSAP Panel Discussion (open)

Andy Solow (OMSAP - WHOI)

Adjourn the second day

POSTERS

Alexandrium in the Gulf of Maine and Massachusetts Bay
Don Anderson and Bruce Keafer (WHOI)

Sediment Contaminant Monitoring in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays
Deirdre Dahlen, Lisa Lefkovitz, and Carlton Hunt (Battelle)

Long-term Trends in Productivity
Aimee Keller (University of Rhode Island)

Juvenile Lobster Study
Roy Kropp (Battelle)

Sediment Profile Imaging (Harbor and Bay)
Bob Diaz (Diaz and Daughters)

Lobster Monitoring
Lisa Lefkovitz (Battelle)

Plankton Community
Jeff Turner (U Mass-Dartmouth) and Dave Borkman (URI)

Plume Tracking Study Design
Carl Albro (Battelle)

Statistical Analysis of Temporal Patterns in Harbor Bacterial Water Quality
Andrea Rex (MWRA)

Hardbottom Community
Barbara Hecker (Hecker Environmental)

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