Improving and sustaining water quality is foundational to a host of beneficial outcomes, from public heath to the strength of ecosystems and the public services they can provide. Achieving and maintaining a high level of water quality within the Jamaica Bay ecosystem is considered to be one of the most important objectives of federal, state and city managers. The need to understand existing conditions, the influence of activities within the Jamaica Bay watershed, and other factors that may impede water quality improvement drives high priority research questions.

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