2021 RMP Water Cruise Plan

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | October 14th, 2021


This report details plans associated with the annual Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in the San Francisco Estuary (RMP) water cruise. The RMP water samplin

A multi-scale approach for identification of potential pesticide use sites impacting vernal pool critical habitat in California

Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier) | October 17th, 2022


Spatially explicit ecological risk assessment (ERA) requires estimating the overlap between chemical and receptor distribution to evaluate the potential impacts of exposu

A pesticide and iPSC dopaminergic neuron screen identifies and classifies Parkinson-relevant pesticides

Nature Portfolio (Springer Nature) | May 16th, 2023


Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex neurodegenerative disease with etiology rooted in genetic vulnerability and environmental factors. Here we combine quantitative ep

Agrichemicals in surface water and birth defects in the United States

Acta Paediatrica (Wiley) | March 6th, 2009


Objectives: To investigate if live births conceived in months when surface water agrichemicals are highest are at greater risk for birth defects. Methods: Monthly conc

Assessing the presence of current-use pesticides in mid-elevation Sierra Nevada streams using passive samplers, California, 2018–19

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | February 9th, 2023


Passive sampler devices were deployed in six northern California streams five times between November 2018 and December 2019 to measure the presence or absence of current-

Assessment of Interim Flow Water-Quality Data of the San Joaquin River Restoration Program and Implications for Fishes, California, 2009–11

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | June 29th, 2015


After more than 50 years of extensive water diversion for urban and agriculture use, a major settlement was reached among the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Commerc

Bifenthrin, a ubiquitous contaminant, impairs the development and behavior of the threatened Longfin Smelt during early life stages

American Chemical Society (ACS) | June 23rd, 2023


The Longfin Smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys) population in the San Franscisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Bay-Delta) has declined to ∼1% of its pre-1980s abundance

California regulation of agricultural runoff

American Bar Association (ABA) | November 1st, 2017


Agriculture in California is a multibillion dollar industry that produces more than half of the nation’s fruits, nuts, and vegetables. But this comes at a cost. Agricul

Chlorinated Byproducts of Neonicotinoids and Their Metabolites: An Unrecognized Human Exposure Potential?

American Chemical Society (ACS) | January 14th, 2019


We recently reported the initial discovery of neonicotinoid pesticides in drinking water and their potential for transformation through chlorination and alkaline hydrolys

Comments on the Draft Pyrethroid Control Program and Research Plan

Delta Stewardship Council (Delta Council) | September 18th, 2023


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