The coastal environment and human health: microbial indicators, pathogens, sentinels and reservoirs

@article{Stewart2008TheCE,
  title={The coastal environment and human health: microbial indicators, pathogens, sentinels and reservoirs},
  author={Jill R Stewart and Rebecca J. Gast and Roger S. Fujioka and Helena M Solo-Gabriele and J Scott Meschke and Linda A Amaral-Zettler and Erika del Castillo and Martin F. Polz and Tracy K. Collier and Mark S. Strom and Christopher David Sinigalliano and Peter D. R. Moeller and A Fredrick Holland},
  journal={Environmental Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={S3 - S3}
}
Innovative research relating oceans and human health is advancing our understanding of disease-causing organisms in coastal ecosystems. Novel techniques are elucidating the loading, transport and fate of pathogens in coastal ecosystems, and identifying sources of contamination. This research is facilitating improved risk assessments for seafood consumers and those who use the oceans for recreation. A number of challenges still remain and define future directions of research and public policy… CONTINUE READING

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