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- Noble, Rachel T., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Water research 2012 v.46 no.18 pp. 5871-5882
- Bacteroides; Enterococcus; brackish water; climate; dissolved oxygen; ecology; environmental factors; human health; humans; indicator species; models; monitoring; rain; recreation; salinity; seafoods; shellfish; water harvesting; water quality; North Carolina
- ... Coastal and estuarine waters are the site of intense anthropogenic influence with concomitant use for recreation and seafood harvesting. Therefore, coastal and estuarine water quality has a direct impact on human health. In eastern North Carolina (NC) there are over 240 recreational and 1025 shellfish harvesting water quality monitoring sites that are regularly assessed. Because of the large numbe ...