Appendix C—
EMAP Documents Reviewed by NRC Committee

1. The EMAP Design Perspective - September 30, 1990.

2. EMAP Landscape Characterization Research and Implementation Plan - May 1990.

3. Indicator Development Strategy for EMAP - December 1990.

4. Design Report for EMAP Part I, May 14, 1990.

5. Near Coastal Program Plan for 1990: Estuaries - November 1990.

6. A Review of the U.S.G.S. National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA)-Pilot Program by National Research Council.

7. The EMAP Design Perspective - presentation by Scott Overton, Oregon State University, March 26, 1991.

8. The EMAP Landscape Characterization 1991 Pilot Project Summaries, March 1991.

9. National Research Council Review of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program. EPA presentation March 26-27, 1991.



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--> Appendix C— EMAP Documents Reviewed by NRC Committee 1. The EMAP Design Perspective - September 30, 1990. 2. EMAP Landscape Characterization Research and Implementation Plan - May 1990. 3. Indicator Development Strategy for EMAP - December 1990. 4. Design Report for EMAP Part I, May 14, 1990. 5. Near Coastal Program Plan for 1990: Estuaries - November 1990. 6. A Review of the U.S.G.S. National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA)-Pilot Program by National Research Council. 7. The EMAP Design Perspective - presentation by Scott Overton, Oregon State University, March 26, 1991. 8. The EMAP Landscape Characterization 1991 Pilot Project Summaries, March 1991. 9. National Research Council Review of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program. EPA presentation March 26-27, 1991.

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--> 10. Guide to EMAP Documents for NRC Review by EPA. 11. Summary Update for the EMAP Landscape Characterization Research and Implementation Plan - by Douglas J. Norton, May 1991. 12. List of EMAP material titles and status of drafts from EPA. 13. List of EMAP Interagency Contacts, program components, and telephone numbers, April 30, 1991. 14. Review of the Near Coastal Report dated March 20, 1991 by a panel convened by the Estuarine Research Federation. 15. May 31, 1991, letter to Rick Linthurst regarding the panel results of the ERF review of EPA's EMAP-NC, conducted April 16-18, 1990. 16. Review of the EMAP Near Coastal Program Plan for 1990 by the Estuarine Research Federation, April 16-18, 1990. 17. EMAP-NC Responses to ERF Comments. 18. Peer review comments by James Hornbeck on Monitoring and Research Strategy for Forests - Questions and Answers. 19. Binkley's preliminary comments on EMAP documents in response to memo from K. Bruce Jones dated February 14, 1991. 20. Comments about EMAP forests by Joseph B. Yavitt. 21. February 28, 1991, letter to Steve Paulsen from Kenneth L. Dickson, Final Report of EMAP Surface Waters Component Peer Review Panel February 1991.

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--> 22. February 7, 1991, memo to EMAP Surface Waters Component Review Panel from Kenneth L. Dickson, Final Draft of the Surface Waters Component Peer Review Panel. 23. February 18, 1991, memo to Roger Blair from Dr. Steve Paulsen and Dr. David Larsen, EMAP Surface Waters Reconciliation Memo. 24. Peer Review of EMAP Wetlands to Environmental Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development, EPA, Corvallis, Oregon by Peer Review Panel, November 28-30, 1990. 25. Reconciliation letter dated January 25, 1990 to Dr. Roger Blair from Nancy Leibowitz, "Research Plan for Monitoring Wetland Ecosystems" - Reviewers' concerns and suggestions. 26. Review of the EMAP-Arid Strategic Plan - March 8, 1991, by a technical review team. 27. Report of the Ecological Monitoring Subcommittee of The Ecological Processes and Effects Committee - Evaluation of the Indicators Report for EMAP - August 2, 1990. 28. Comments on Ecological Indicator Report for EMAP by Glenn W. Suter, II, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL. 29. February 1, 1991, memo to EMAP ADs, TDs, TCs, and a few others from Don Charles, Acting Technical Coordinator for Indicators, "The Indicator Development Strategy for the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program" (cover letter). 30. January 22, 1991, memo to Charles (Mel) Knapp from Bob Hughes, Review of the EMAP Indicator Development Strategy.

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--> 31. January 14, 1991, letter to Charles (Mel) Knapp from David Rapport, Research Coordinator on his review of the document, "The Indicator Development Strategy for EMAP". 32. January 21, 1991, letter to Donald Charles, EPA from Brock Bernstein, Ph.D. on his review of the Indicator Development Strategy. 33. January 23, 1991, letter to Charles (Mel) Knapp from Richard Latimer, Acting Technical Director, EMAP-NC. Comments on the "Indicator Development Strategy" document from Dr. John Scott (SAIC) and Dr. Dan Campbell. 34. December 24, 1990, memo to Don Charles from Ann Fairbrother on her comments on EMAP Indicator Strategy. 35. May 15, 1990, letter to Dr. Rick Linthurst, Director from Linda Young, Chair, American Statistical Association, et al., on their concerns before reviewing the statistical progress of EMAP. April 1990. 36. December 20, 1989, memo to Rick Linthurst from ASA Review Committee for EMAP on Grid Design for Characterization and Tier 1 Sampling. 37. January 25, 1991, letter to Mr. Douglas Norton from Gene Thorley on the final version of the report entitled, Report of the Peer Review Panel: "EMAP Landscape Characterization Research and Implementation Plan", Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program - June 1990. 38. EMAP - Responses to National Research Council Questions (booklet) July 1991. 39. Characterizing Dissolved Oxygen Conditions in Estuarine Environments by S. Weisberg (Versar, Inc.), J. Summers (EPA),

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--> A. Holland (Versar, Inc.), J. Kou (Versar), V. Engle (Technical Resources, Inc.), D. Breitburg (Academy of Natural Sciences), R. Diaz (Virginia Institute of Marine Science). 40. Appendix to Question 12 from NRC committee concerning Memorandums of Understanding and Interagency Agreements. 41. Appendix to Question 15 from NRC committee concerning Peer Review Comments and Reconciliations. 42. Comments on Ecological Indicator Report for the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program - Glenn W. Sutter II - Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL. March 14, 1990. 43. June 4, 1991, memo to Thomas E. Dixon, Acting Associate Director, EMAP from William Laxton, Director of Technical Support Division, comments on EMAP Ecological Indicator Report. 44. February 26, 1991, memo to Robert Blair, Chief, Watershed Branch from Donald Charles. Reconciliation of comments on "The Indicator Development Strategy for the EMAP Program". 45. Reconciliation Memorandum EMAP, Arid Ecosystems Strategic Monitoring Plan, 1991 - Summary of Peer Review Comments. 46. Report of the Ecological Monitoring Subcommittee of the Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, August 2, 1990, Evaluation of the Indicators Report for EMAP - A Science Advisory Board Report. 47. Final Report of the Surface Waters Component Peer Review Panel - dated February 1991. 48. Appendix 4-B. The Interpenetrating Design for EMAP by W. Scott Overton, April 1990.

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--> 49. EMAP Responses to Comments by the Science Advisory Board, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, Ecological Monitoring Subcommittee on ''Evaluation of the Indicators Report for EMAP" - March 1991. 50. EMAP - Plan for Converting the NAPAP Aquatic Effects Long-Term Monitoring (LTM) Project to the Temporally Integrated Monitoring of Ecosystems (TIME) Project - Internal Report. 51. Appendix 4-A to Question 4: Changes and Trends, by Scott Overton, May 1991. 52. Summary, Results of the First Sampling Design Workshop for Estuaries, May 9-10, 1991, Columbia, MD - May 21, 1991. 53. EMAP - Example Environmental Assessment Report for Estuaries - May 1991. 54. Implementing EMAP data management facilities - Progress Review, January 17, 1990. 55. Science Advisory Board's Review of the EMAP plan. Letter dated July 30, 1991 to The Honorable William Reilly from Raymond Loehr, Chairman, Science Advisory Board and Kenneth Dickson, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee. Report to the Ecological Monitoring Subcommittee of the Ecological Processes and Effects Committee Evaluation of the Program Plan for EMAP, July 1991. 56. Letter dated July 30, 1991 to The Honorable William Reilly from Dr. Raymond Loehr, Dr. Kenneth Dickson, and Dr. Richard A. Kimerle, Chairman, Marine Disease/Diagnostic Task Group. Report of the Marine Disease Diagnostic Task Group of the Ecological Processes and Effects Committee - Evaluation of the Proposed Center for Marine and Estuarine Disease Research, July 1991.

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--> Letter dated March 21, 1991 to Dr. Robert Menzer, Director, Gulf Breeze Environmental Research Laboratory from Kenneth L. Dickson, Richard A. Kimerle, and Edward S. Bender. Response to two questions addressed as part of the SAB review. 57. Letter dated August 11, 1991 to Sheila David from K. Bruce Jones, Associate Director, Terrestrial Ecosystems (EPA), with Data Confidentiality Report by Dr. Sue Franson. Copies of reports dealing with information management, a draft copy of a user mission needs assessment and information management plans for Near Coastal and Forest field activities, and a manuscript highlighting 1991 indicator development for EMAP-Forests. 57a. Proposed Policy and Rationale: Use of Data Collected Under the Auspices of EMAP - July 1991. 57b. Graph - Complete Software Life Cycle. 57c. Graph - Exhibit 1-3 System Category EEI Matrix. 57d. EEI-1-Mission Needs Statement - EMAP - July 1991. 57e. Appendix A. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Agroecosystems. 57f. Appendix D. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Information Center. 57g. Appendix E. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Forests. 57h. Appendix F. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Great Lakes. 57i. Appendix G. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Integration & Assessment.

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--> 57j. Appendix I. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Near Coastal. 57k. Appendix K. EEI-1 Mission Needs Statement EMAP - Wetlands. 57l. Binder: FY91 Indicator Evaluation Field Study for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program - Forests (EMAP-F) June 1991. 58. Data Management for Near-Coastal Demonstration Project, August 1990. 59. Surface Waters Monitoring and Research Strategy - February 1991. 60. Monitoring and Research Strategy for Forests, March 1991. 61. Agroecosystem Research Plan 1991 - February 1, 1991 - Peer Review. 62. Arid Ecosystems Strategic Monitoring Plan, 1991. 63. EMAP Research Plan for Monitoring Wetland Ecosystems - January 1991. 64. Example Environmental Assessment Report for Estuaries, May 1991. 65. Design Report for EMAP - August 1991. 66. Surface Waters Implementation Plan - Northeast Lakes Pilot Survey, Summer 1991 - June 1991. 67. The Indicator Development Strategy for EMAP, April 1991.

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--> 68. Forest Health Monitoring Plot Design and Logistics Study, August 1991. 69. Annual Report: Forest Health Monitoring, New England 1990. 70. Surface Waters Implementation Plan - Northeast Lakes Pilot Survey, May 1991 - REVIEWS. 71. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program: Surface Waters Implementation Plan - Northeast Lakes Pilot Survey, June 1991 - Response to Reviews. 72. The Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program - Responses to National Research Council Questions October 1991, Part 1 and Part 2, October 1991. 73. Monitoring the Condition of Agroecosystems, by Julie Meyer and George Hess, August 4-7, 1991. 74. Memorandum dated March 10, 1992 to William K. Reilly, Chair from Erich Bretthauer, Executive Director of Task Force. 45-Day Task Force on Science Recommendation, Requested 1-Page Action Plans. 75. Review of EMAP Statistics and Design (Review meeting held November 4-6, 1991, San Francisco, CA). Prepared by the American Statistical Association Committee on EMAP, November 1991. 76. Implementation Plan for Monitoring the Estuarine Waters of the Louisianian Province, 1991, October 1990. 77. EMAP Estuaries Component: Louisianian Province 1991 Demonstration Field Activities Report, January 1992.

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--> 78. A Selection of Forest Condition Indicators for Monitoring Abstract, January 1990. 79. Booklet: Safeguarding the Future: Credible Science, Credible Decisions, March 1992. 80. Agroecosystem Monitoring and Research Strategy, May 1991 81. Arid Ecosystems Strategic Monitoring Plan, June 1991. 82. EMAP - Estuaries Virginian Province 1990 Demonstration Project Report, January 15, 1992. 83. Estuaries Virginian Province Logistics Plan for 1991, April 1991. 84. Near Coastal Louisianian Province 1992 Sampling, Field Operations Manual, March 1992. 85. Indicator Development Strategy (Updated - Version 1.5) June 2, 1992. 86. Final Peer Review Panel Report of EMAP Great Lakes Monitoring and Research Strategy (Draft EPA Document February 1992). Prepared for U.S. EPA. Submitted by Research and Evaluation Associates, Inc. April 15, 1992. 87. The Relationship Between EMAP and CASTNET, July 1992. 88. EMAP Great Lakes Response to Peer Review Panel Report, June 1992. 89. EMAP-Estuaries Virginian Province 1990 Demonstration Project Report, June 1992.

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--> 90. Technical Design Proposal, Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNET), External Review Draft, February 18, 1992. 91. EMAP Estuaries: A Review Organized and Facilitated by the Estuarine Research Federation, March 30-31, 1992. Report dated April 10, 1992. 92. EMAP Estuaries: Draft - 1991 Virginian Province Field Activities Report, December 1991. 93. Executive Summary of the Third Review of EMAP Estuaries, Organized and Coordinated by the Estuarine Research Federation, April 10, 1992. 94. EMAP Great Lakes Monitoring and Research Strategy, June 1992. 95. EMAP - Great Lakes Response to the Peer Review Panel Report, April 1992. 96. EMAP - Program Plan, February 1991. 97. Monitoring and Research Strategy for Forests, March 1992. 98. EMAP-IM 93 Tactical Plan Component 1: Consolidated Statement of Work, October 10, 1992. 99. Information Management Strategic Plan: 1993-1997, Version 1.6, September 30, 1992. 100. FY91 Forest Health Monitoring, Western Pilot Operations Report. 101. EMAP-Estuaries Virginian Province 1990 Demonstration Project Report, June 1992.

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--> 102. EMAP-Surface Waters Response to Peer Review Comments, January 1993. 103. Summary of ORD Workshop to Address and Resolve Issues and Concerns Regarding EMAP, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, September 1992. 104. EMAP Response to the National Research Council's Interim Report, June 1992. 105. EMAP-Surface Waters 1991 Pilot Report, February 1993. 106. Report on the Ecological Risk Assessment Guidelines Strategic Planning Workshop-Risk Assessment Forum, February 1992. 107. "Hexagon Mosaic Maps for Display of Univariate and Bivariate Geographical Data" by Daniel B. Carr, Anthony R. Olsen, and Dennis White. (Abstract from Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Vol 19, No. 4, 1992, pp. 228-236, 271). 108. Forest Health Monitoring 1991 Statistical Summary. 109. Ambient Water-Quality Monitoring in the United States, First Year Review, Evaluation and Recommendations, December 1992. 110. EMAP-Arid Colorado Plateau Pilot Study - 1992: Implementation Plan, January 1993. 111. EMAP-Agroecosystem 1992 Pilot Plan (April 3, 1992). 112. Annual Statistical Summary: Agroecosystems: A Hypothetical Example, August 1990.

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--> 113. EMAP-Response to Congress on the National Research Council June 1992 Report, April 12, 1993. 114. Implementation of a National Monitoring Program, April, 1993. 115. Reprint: Comparing Sampling Designs for Monitoring Ecological Status and Trends: Impact of Temporal Patterns. 116. Statistical Summary: EMAP-Estuaries Louisianian Province - 1991, January 1993. 117. EMAP FY 1994 Issue Planning Paper, March 15, 1993. 118. Summary of ORD Workshop to Address and Resolve Issues and Concerns Regarding EMAP (Research Triangle Park, NC, September 1992), January 7, 1993. 119. Program Guide, May 1993 (handout May 24-25, 1993 meeting). (Updated version - June 1993 in files). 120. Louisianian Province Demonstration Report, EMAP-Estuaries: 1991, dated October 1993. 121. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program Master Glossary, October 1993. 122. SAB Review of EMAP's Draft Assessment Framework, September 30, 1993. 123. Statistical Summary: EMAP-Estauries Louisianian Province - 1992, September 1993. 124. Statistical Summary: EMAP-Estuaries Virginian Province - 1991, January 1994.

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--> 125. Forest Health Monitoring, 1991 Georgia Indicator Evaluation and Field Study (no date). 126. Forest Health Monitoring: Southeast Loblolly/Shortleaf Pine Demonstration Interim Report, 1994. 127. Manuscript: Regional Scale Monitoring of Indicators of Trophic Condition of Lakes, May 1993. 128. Binder: Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics Consortium, Documentation Notebook, January 1994. 129. A. Forest Health Monitoring, 1992 Annual Statistical Summary. B. Reconciliation of Reviewer Comments from EPA. 130. A. Assessment Framework, February 1994. B. Project Summary: EMAP Assessment Framework. C. Review of the Assessment Framework Draft document by EPA Science Advisory Board and EMAP's responses to their review. 131. EMAP Status Estimation: Statistical Procedures and Algorithms. 132. A. Landscape Monitoring and Assessment Research Plan, 1994. B. Landscape Ecology Review Panel Report. C. Reconciliation of all major reviewers' comments. 133. EMAP Information Management Strategic Plan: 1993-1997. March 1994. 134. EMAP-Surface Waters Stream Pilots in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands, February 1994. 135. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program for the Great Lakes, FY92 Status Report.

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--> 136. Agroecosystem Pilot Field Program Plan - 1993. 137. Chesapeake Bay Watershed Pilot Project, March 1994. 138. Agroecosystem Pilot Field Program Report - 1992, March 1994. 139. A. Indicator Development Strategy, March 1994. B. Indicator Development Strategy Reconciliation Memo, March 31, 1994. 140. R-EMAP, Regional Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, September 1993. 141. EMAP-Surface Waters 1994 Streams Pilot Field Operations and Methods Manual, USEPA, Office of Research and Development, EPA/620/R-94/004, March 1994. 142. EMAP-Surface Waters Lakes Field Operations - Volume 1, USEPA, EPA/620/R-93, May 1993. 143. Stream Indicator and Design Workshop, EPA/600/R-93/138 July 1993. 144. A. Entity Relationship Diagram, Forest Health Monitoring, March 1, 1994. B. Case Dictionary Entities and Attributes. Forest Health Monitoring, May 20, 1994. 145. User Interaction and Planning Support for EMAP-IM, Technology Transfer Design Workshop Notes, Feb. 7, 1994. 146. A. Summary of the Proof of Concept Joint Application Design (JAD) Session, September 25, 1992. B. Summary of the Proof of Concept Joint Application Design (JAD) Session II, January 15, 1993.

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--> 147. Draft - Building the EMAP Data Set Directory. Prepared by Dr. Jeffrey B. Frithsen and Dr. Donald E. Strebel, Versar, Inc. for Dr. Robert Shepanek, Office of Modeling, Monitoring Systems and Quality Assurance, USEPA, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1994. 148. Letter from Gary Foley, Acting Assistant Administrator for Research and Development concerning the recommendations made in NRC report on EMAP's Forest and Estuaries. May 4, 1994.