• Environmental Science
  • Published 2013

Baseline assessment of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico in support of watershed restoration

@inproceedings{Whitall2013BaselineAO,
  title={Baseline assessment of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico in support of watershed restoration},
  author={David Richard Whitall and Laurie J. Bauer and Clark Sherman and Kimberly Edwards and Andrew L. Mason and Tony Pait and Chris Caldow},
  year={2013}
}
Guanica Bay is a major estuary on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. Significant coral reef ecosystems are present outside the bay. These valuable habitats may be impacted by transport of sediments, nutrients and contaminants from the watershed, through the bay and into the offshore waters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), in consultation with local and regional experts, conducted an interdisciplinary assessment of… CONTINUE READING