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Wildlife, urban inputs, and landscape configuration are responsible for degraded swimming water quality at an embayed beach

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Byappanahalli, M. N., M. B. Nevers, R. L. Whitman, Z. Ge, D. Shively, A. Spoljaric, and K. Przybyla-Kelly. 2015. Wildlife, urban inputs, and landscape configuration are responsible for degraded swimming water quality at an embayed beach. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41:156-163.

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Jeorse Park Beach, on southern Lake Michigan, experiences frequent closures due to high Escherichia coli (E. coli) levels since regular monitoring was implemented in 2005. During the summer of 2010, contaminant source tracking techniques, such as the conventional microbial and physical surveys and hydrodynamic models, were used to determine the reasons for poor water quality at Jeorse Park. Fecal indicator bacteria (E. coli, enterococci) were high throughout the season, with densities ranging from 12–2419 (culturable E. coli) and 1–2550 and < 1–5831 (culturable and qPCR enterococci, respectively). Genetic markers for human (Bacteroides HF183) and gull (Catellicoccus marimammalium) fecal contamination were found in 15% and 37% of the [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2014.11.027
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