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  • The limnologist position has been announced.
  • Project 1: Review of the draft Boulder Basin Adaptive Management Plan is underway.
  • Project 2: Development of a white paper expressing the joint needs of the entities involved in Water 2025 projects is being coordinated.
  • Project 3: A bibliographic reference spreadsheet organizing literature citations related to quagga and zebra mussel research has been completed.
  • Project 4: A comprehensive literature search of Lake Mead limnology is well underway; an Access database has been designed to organize reference citations; and a special collections library at UNLV is being established to house original rare documents and other pertinent materials uncovered during the data-mining effort.
  • Project 5: The dates January 13-15, 2009 have been agreed upon for the Lake Mead Science Symposium; the UNLV Moyer Student Union has been secured as the event venue; and three of six session summaries have been drafted.
  • Project 6: Topics to be covered in the Ecological Monitoring Plan for Lakes Mead and Mohave have been preliminarily established; review and summarization of existing Water 2025-related projects at Lake Mead NRA is underway; a project summary sheet is under development.


Dreissena; Freshwater ecology; Introduced aquatic organisms; Limnology; Quagga mussel; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Zebra mussel


Earth Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Fresh Water Studies | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology




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