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Understanding beach health throughout the Great Lakes-Entering a new era of investigations

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Understanding beach health throughout the Great Lakes-Entering a new era of investigations; 2010; FS; 2010-3093; U.S. Geological Survey

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For over a decade, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been a leader in the science of beach health. The overall mission of this work is to provide science-based information and methods that will allow beach managers to more accurately make beach closure and advisory decisions, understand the sources and physical processes affecting beach contaminants, and understand how science-based information can be used to mitigate and restore beaches and protect the public. The work consists of four science elements-real-time assessments; pathogens and microbial source tracking; coastal processes; and data analysis, interpretation, and communication - which are described in this fact sheet. Some of the key questions for USGS beach research [...]

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