B

Baltic Sea, 32, 79-81

Barbados, 103

BASINS. See Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources

Beaches

importance of, 15

“Beneficiary pays” principle, 251-252

Benthic filter feeders, 305-306

Best management practices (BMPs), 57, 59, 256, 272, 274-275, 277, 282-288, 300, 302, 309

Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources (BASINS), 378

Biogeochemical models CENTURY, 231

Biogeochemical processes, 74

Biological oxygen demand (BOD), 296

Biological treatment options in situ, 304-306

“Blue-green algae,” 78

BMPs. See Best management practices

BOD. See Biological oxygen demand

Bottom-dwelling plants, 100

C

C-GOOS. See Coastal Component of the Global Ocean Observing System

CAFE. See Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency standards

CASTNET. See Clean Air Status and Trends Network

CCMP. See Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

CE-QUAL-W2 model, 386

CENR. See Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

CENTURY model

biogeochemical, 231

Chaetomorpha, 26

Chattonella, 98

CH3D-ICM model, 387-388

Chemical, Runoff, and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems (CREAMS), 379

Chemically enhanced primary treatment (CEPT), 296

Cherry Creek Basin, 264

Chesapeake Bay, 6, 27, 39, 76, 88, 103, 106, 109-110, 120, 122, 128-130, 152-157, 230, 305

Chesapeake Bay Program, 49, 219-220, 304, 361

Choosing targets, 239-240

Circulation enhancement, 304

CISNet. See Coastal Intensive Site Network

Cladophora, 26

Classification scheme

Hansen and Rattray, 179-180

Clean Air Act, 7, 9, 16-18, 37, 53, 56, 61, 161, 289, 293, 309, 356

amendments to, 263, 291, 307, 360

Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNET), 363

Clean Water Act, 7, 9, 16-17, 52-53, 212, 242, 252, 293-294, 309, 356-358, 360, 362

Clean Water Action Plan (CWAP), 9, 51-53, 55, 358, 367

Clean Water State Revolving Funds loans, 362

CNSPCP. See Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program

Coastal Component of the Global Ocean Observing System (C-GOOS), 365-366

Coastal eutrophication

management strategies addressing, 368

models for, 384-391

Coastal Intensive Site Network (CISNet), 365

Coastal marine ecosystems

evidence for nitrogen limitation in, 67-72

importance of silica and iron in, 81-83

mechanisms that lead to nitrogen limitation in, 72-81

Coastal models

for monitoring and modeling, 227-230

Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program (CNSPCP), 52, 357-358

Coastal Research and Monitoring Strategy, 52, 367

Coastal Services Center, 367-368

Coastal system types

Plankton Dominated Drowned River Valley Estuary (DRVE), 166

Salt Marsh Dominated Estuary (SME), 166

Seagrass Dominated Estuary (SGE), 166



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