Science activity
Science activity #49805, updated 29 April 2022

Do light, nutrient, and salinity interactions drive the “bad Suisun” phenomenon? A physiological assessment of biological hotspots in the San Francisco Bay-Delta

Description / purpose

This project will assess the physiological basis for reduced phytoplankton growth in Suisun, prior to the major upgrade at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant that is responsible for 90% of the nitrogen released into the bay

Linked science activities

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Activity status

  • Awarded / Initiating (2018)
  • In progress / Ongoing (2018 - 2020)
  • Complete

Funding summary

Total allocated funding: $200,143

Label Value
Contract # or labor code 5298
Implementing organization University of California - Santa Cruz [UCSC]
Funding organization Delta Stewardship Council
Funding Source Delta Stewardship Council - General Fund
Date of award 2018-02-01
Date of fiscal year-end Not provided
Total award amount $200,143
State type of obligation Not provided
Federal type of obligation Not provided
Reimbursability Not provided
Procurement mechanism Contracted competitive or direct award


Delta regions

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