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Center for the Inland Bays
Delaware Inland Bays' Environmental Indicators
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Information about the Report
Title Delaware Inland Bays' Environmental Indicators Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This report is intended to provide policy makers with an answer to whether or not the quality of the Delaware Inland Bay is getting better or worse. The key environmental indicators presented in this report provide trend information that helps future planning.
Organization Center for the Inland Bays
Year 2004
URL http://www.inlandbays.org/pdfs/Indicators/indicators_report_2004.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data Yes
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region Region 3
State Delaware
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem Inland Bays
Link to Organization http://www.inlandbays.org/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 302-226-8105; outreach@inlandbays.org
Environmental Indicator Scale Regional, Watershed, Ecosystem
Additional Information None

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Land Use Land use in the inland bay watershed Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Nutrient Pollution Acreage on which nutrient management plans have been applied or developed Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Nutrient Pollution Nitrogen runoff Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Nutrient Pollution Number of Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDUs) converted from septic to central sewer Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Nutrient Pollution Phosphorous runoff Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Recreational Fishing Pounds of fish caught per recreational fishing trip in the inland bay Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water Clarity Visibility Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water Quality Annual hard clam harvest per trip Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water Quality Annual hard clam landings Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water Quality Shellfish growing area closures Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water Quality Submerged aquatic vegetation Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Species