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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Coastal Condition Report III

Information about the Report
Title National Coastal Condition Report III
Description This report, which evaluates a 2005 report, is intended to present a broad baseline picture of coastal conditions for the United States. This report is written for the informed public, coastal managers, scientists, members of congress, and other elected officials.
Organization U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Year 2008
URL http://www.epa.gov/owow/oceans/nccr/
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region
State
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://water.epa.gov/
Contact Information OW-GENERAL@epa.gov
Environmental Indicator Scale National, Regional
Additional Information Interpreting and Using Indicators

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Benthic Index Benthic Index Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Species
Fish Tissue Contaminant Index Fish Tissue Contaminant Index Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Land Cover Coastal land cover change Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Sustainable Development
Soils & Lands
Sediment Quality Index Sediment contaminants Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments:Contaminated Sediments
Sediment Quality Index Sediment toxicity Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments:Contaminated Sediments
Sediment Quality Index Total organic compounds Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Water Quality Index Chlorophyll a Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Microorganisms: Algae
Water Quality Index Dissolved oxygen Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Index Nitrogen Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water Quality Index Phosphorous Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water Quality Index Water clarity Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Wetlands Change in marine and estuarine wetlands Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Water:Wetlands