Science Advisory Committee

The purpose of this committee is to provide guidance on priority setting by the program based on scientific understanding of the issues and to recommend necessary monitoring and research activities to inform the development of status and trends of the estuarine environment. The Science Advisory Committee includes scientists and government agency personnel interested in developing mechanisms for measuring ecosystem health and engages in the following:

  1. Assesses trends to determine where stresses are most acute in the system.
  2. Develops frameworks and monitoring protocols for measuring changes in ecosystem health.
  3. Provides technical advice or conducts a scientific review of issues/activities requested by other committees.
  4. Identifies opportunities for public participation and project involvement (i.e., citizen monitoring).
  5. Identifies projects and assists with planning for their implementation (i.e., water quality monitoring, data management).
  6. Cooperatively identifies tasks/roles for MBNEP in addressing issues or galvanizing action.

Publications

Mobile Bay Subwatershed Restoration Monitoring Framework, 2015

Meeting Information

2020

May 22, 2020: Agenda, Minutes, Video Recording

January 24, 2020: Agenda and Minutes
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2019

September 13, 2019: Agenda, Minutes
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May 10, 2019: Agenda, Minutes
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March 15, 2019: Agenda, Minutes

 

2018

September 12, 2018: Agenda, Minutes

May 16, 2018: Agenda, Minutes
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January 24, 2018: Agenda & Minutes
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2017

August 23, 2107: Agenda & Minutes
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May 24, 2017Agenda & Minutes
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February 8, 2017AgendaMinutes

January 17, 2017Agenda and Minutes
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2016

August 17, 2016Agenda and Minutes
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May 25, 2016Agenda & Minutes
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February 24, 2016AgendaMinutes
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