This document should be cited as follows:
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. 2010. Scientic Assessment of Hypoxiain U.S. Coastal Waters. Interagency Working Group on Harmful Algal Blooms, Hypoxia, andHuman Health of the Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology. Washington,
Many scientists and managers from Federal and state agencies, universities, and researchinstitutions contributed to the knowledge base upon which this assessment depends. Manythanks to all who contributed to this report, and special thanks to John Wickham and LynnDancy of NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science for their editing work.
Cover and Sidebar Photos:
Background Cover and Sidebar: MODIS satellite image courtesy of the Ocean BiologyProcessing Group, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.Cover inset photos from top: 1) CTD rosette, EPA Gulf Ecology Division; 2) CTD prole takenoff the Washington coast, project funded by Bonneville Power Administration and NOAAFisheries; Joseph Fisher, OSU, was chief scientist on the FV Frosti; data were processedand provided by Cheryl Morgan, OSU); 3) Dead sh, Christopher Deacutis, Rhode IslandDepartment of Environmental Management; 4) Shrimp boat, EPA.