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Hiring: A decision is anticipated in the upcoming weeks regarding the hiring of a limnologist. Two candidates were selected from among three qualified applicants for telephone interviews; they were subsequently interviewed in-person.
Project 1: Review of the draft Boulder Basin Adaptive Management Plan is on-going. Meetings of the Systems Conveyance and Operations Program (SCOP) Technical Advisory Teams were attended.
Project 2: Development of a white paper expressing the joint needs of the entities involved in Water 2025 projects is on-going; scientific review of data and reports related to bacteria in high-use areas of Lake Mead is underway.
Project 3: Discussions and projects are underway to address immediate needs at Lake Mead National Recreation Area related to quagga mussels.
Project 4: The Microsoft Access database, which organizes the results of an on-going comprehensive literature search of Lake Mead limnological studies, is being fine-tuned by a database programmer to maximize usability and transferability.
Project 5: All six session summaries for the Lake Mead Science Symposium (January 13-15, 2009) have been finalized, a budget and preliminary schedule have been created, a save-the-date announcement has been distributed, and a logo and web site (www.lakemeadsymposium.org) posting preliminary content has been established.
Project 6: Eight of 10 Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (SNPLMA)-funded Lake Mead water resources projects have been reviewed and summarized.
Dreissena; Freshwater ecology; Introduced aquatic organisms; Limnology; Quagga mussel; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Water-supply – Management; Zebra mussel
Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring | Fresh Water Studies | Natural Resources and Conservation | Systems Biology | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
Rees, M. N.
Limnological Assistance for the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Meeting the Challenge of the Water 2025 Initiative: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending: April 1, 2008.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/pli_lake_mead_limnology/4
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