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Lake Champlain Basin Program
State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report 2008
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Information about the Report
Title State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report 2008 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This report, published to inform citizens, senators and congressman about the environmental quality of Lake Champlain basin, provides a wide variety of environmental indicator information. Much of this information is presented by the lake segment watershed.
Organization Lake Champlain Basin Program
Year 2008
URL http://www.lcbp.org/PDFs/SOL2008-web.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 1, Region 2
State New York, Vermont
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed Lake Champlain
Ecosystem Lake Champlain
Link to Organization http://www.lcbp.org/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 800-468-5227
Environmental Indicator Scale Regional, Watershed, Ecosystem
Additional Information Interpreting and Using Indicators, Opportunities for Citizen Action

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Aquatic invasive species arrivals to Lake Champlain Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species:Invasive Species
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Bald eagles observed Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Population of cormorants Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Sea lamprey wounding rates on Lake Trout and Atlantic Salmon in Lake Champlain Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species:Invasive Species
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Status of water chestnut infestations Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species:Invasive Species
Biodiversity and Aquatic Invasive Species Total known invasive species Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Species:Invasive Species
Human Health and Toxins Fish consumption advisories Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Human Health and Toxins Mercury in Lake Champlain fish Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Human Health and Toxins Public beach closures due to coliform bacteria Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Health Risks:Exposure
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Bacteria
Human Health and Toxins Weeks of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms at alert levels Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Health Risks:Exposure
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Algae
Phosphorous and Algae Farm acreage requiring nutrient plans Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Phosphorous and Algae Land use type Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Phosphorous and Algae Phosphorous levels Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Algae
Phosphorous and Algae Phosphorous levels in agricultural soils Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Industries: Agricultural Industry
Phosphorous and Algae Phosphorous load Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Algae
Phosphorous and Algae Phosphorous loads from wastewater treatment plants Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Wastes:Liquid Waste:Sewage Sludge & Effluents
Water:Wastewater