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Scientific Advisory Council

Nutrient Criteria Development Plan

Scientific Advisory Council

The objective of the North Carolina Nutrient Criteria Development Plan (NCDP) Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) is to provide advice and recommendations to the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) on site-specific nutrient criteria based solely on data and scientific judgments about pollutant concentrations and their effects.

Scientific Advisory Council Members

Information Links: SAC, Nutrients and Scientific Literature

SAC meeting agendas and summaries may be accessed below.  Meeting recordings are available upon request.

Meeting Date     Documents        Notes    

December 3-4, 2018

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Minutes

November 14, 2018

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Minutes

September 24, 2018

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Striped Bass Presentation (S. Parker)

Minutes

July 19, 2018

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Fishery Data Exploration (M. Ardon)

Minutes

May 31, 2018

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Minutes

March 28, 2018

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Central Cape Fear River
Monitoring Update
(P. Behm)

pH long-term trends (M. Ardon)

pH trends, 1981-2016 (M. Lebo)

pH comments summary (C. Bell)

Chlorophyll a recommendations
(C. Bell)

Chlorophyll a considerations (L. Petter)

Chlorophyll a considerations (B. Hall)

Minutes

January 18, 2018 (conference call)

9:00 - 11:00AM

Agenda

Albemarle Sound Update

Minutes

November 15, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Materials:
Requested information from DWR staff
(HRL AUs, land cover, chl a & algal
data, NPDES nutrient discharges;
Yadkin basin reservoirs.)
Cyanobacterial blooms, trophic effects

Literature:
Havens, chapter 33
Dokulil & Teubner, 2000
Sukenik, et al., 2015
Ger, et al., 2014
Touchette, et al., 2007

Minutes

September 27, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

 

Agenda

High Rock Lake Materials:
HRL Survey Document (LE)
HRL Survey Spreadsheets (LE)
HRL Field Visit

pH Materials:
pH Comments (CB)
pH Comments (BH)
pH Comments (ML)
pH Comments Slides (ML)
pH Comments (LP)

Chlorophyll a Materials:
Chlorophyll a Comments (CB)
Chlorophyll a Ranges Chart

Minutes

July 12, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations:
HRL Designated Uses
Current Assessment Process
Chlorophyll a (C. Bell)
Chlorophyll a (L. Petter)

Materials:
Approaches Tracking Sheet
Chlorophyll a (C. Bell)
Chlorophyll a (L. Petter)

Minutes

May 18, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

 

Agenda

Meeting Materials

pH & DO Data (Excel)

pH & NH3 Data (Excel)

Profile Videos (.zip)

Minutes

April 27, 2017

 

Webinar cancelled

March 22, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Minutes

January 25, 2017

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Minutes

December 14, 2016   Meeting cancelled

October 19, 2016

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes
August 17, 2016   Meeting cancelled

June 15, 2016

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

April 20, 2016

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda 

Presentations

Minutes

February 17, 2016

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

December 9, 2015

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

November 18, 2015

8:30 - 10:30AM

Conference Call

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

October 14, 2015

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

August 18, 2015

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations

High Rock Lake Process

Minutes

July 21, 2015

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes

May 6, 2015

Agenda

Presentations

Minutes