Science activity

Science activity #50102, updated 29 April 2022

San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Description / purpose

The National Estuarine Research Reserve System is a network of 29 coastal sites designated to protect and study estuarine systems. Established through the Coastal Zone Management Act, the reserves represent a partnership program between NOAA and the coastal states. NOAA provides funding and national guidance, and each site is managed on a daily basis by a lead state agency or university with input from local partners.

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Activity status

  • 1 Awarded / Initiating (2003)
  • 2 In progress / Ongoing (2003 - 2018)
  • 3 Complete

Products and outputs

Type Title Description Views
Link National Estuarine Research Reserves main website URL for the National Estuarine Research Reserves T 2
Link San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve website The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research 1
Link Explanation of SWMP Data Parameters URL with details on the data parameters collected 0
Link Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) for SWMP URL with details of the QA/QC process for SWMP dat 0

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