CADDIS Volume 1: Stressor Identification
Step 1: Define the Case
At the conclusion of Step 1, you should have the following products (example products from Step 1):
- A definition of the impairment or group of impairments that will be the focus of the investigation,
- A definition of the specific effects that will form the basis of the analysis,
- A description of the geographic extent of the assessment, and
- A statement of the assessment's objectives.
After you develop these products, proceed to Step 2: List Candidate Causes.