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Submarine Groundwater Discharge

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Malibu Lagoon, California

Photo of Malibu Lagoon.The proposed cooperative water resources program includes the following tasks:

The data collected from this study will be analyzed to determine the suitability of the techniques utilized in this study for determining the source of nutrients and fecal indicator bacteria to Malibu Lagoon and near-shore ocean water. Results will be presented in letter format to the City of Malibu at the end of the project. In addition, the results of this initial study will be used to develop a more detailed proposal for future work to address these issues.

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