Application and sensitivity testing of a eutrophication assessment method on coastal systems in the United States and European Union.

@article{Ferreira2007ApplicationAS,
  title={Application and sensitivity testing of a eutrophication assessment method on coastal systems in the United States and European Union.},
  author={Joao Luis Gomes Ferreira and Suzanne B Bricker and Teresa Castro Simas},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          433-45
        }
}
The Assessment of Estuarine Trophic Status (ASSETS) screening model has been extended to allow its application to both estuarine and coastal systems. The model, which combines elements of pressure, state and response, was tested on four systems: Maryland Coastal Bays and Long Island Sound in the United States and The Firth of Clyde (Scotland) and Tagus Estuary (Portugal) in the European Union. The overall scores were: Maryland Coastal Bays: Bad; Firth of Clyde: Poor; Tagus Estuary: Good. Long… CONTINUE READING
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