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					Appendix B
                                         GPRA goals

Performance Measures                   FY       FY            FY          FY 2000       FY 2001
                                       1997     1998          1999        Proposed      Proposed
                                       actual   Plan actual   Plan actual planactual    plan actual
New systematic analyses and            2a       4b 5c         4    4d     9e            7f

    d
      1999 actual analyses
    d
      1999 actual analyses
    d
      1999 actual analyses
    d
      1999 actual analyses
    Florida –
    1. Mercury Analyses: Bates, A.L., Orem, W.H., Harvey, J.W., and Spiker, E.C. Sulfate
        contamination in the Florida Everglades: Sources and relation to methylmercury
        production. ES&T in press, Dir. Approval 3/99.
    2. Cleckner, L.B., C.C Gilmour, J.P. Hurley, and D.P. Krabbenhoft, 1999, Mercury
        Methylation by Periphyton in the Florida Everglades. Dir. Approval 6/99 Limnology
        and Oceanography 1999 (vol 44) no. 7 p.1815-1825.
     Bathymetry -Incomplete due to late arrival of cooperator funds, data has been
        collected and 4 of 16 quads are complete; remainder will be completed by end of
        next FY
    Chesapeake
    3. Nutrients and Sediments in Watershed (WRIR 98-4193);
    4. Application of Spatially Referenced Regression Modeling of the Evaluation of Total
        Nitrogen Loading in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed WRIR 99-4054 June 1999;
    San Francisco Bay –
    5. Summary of Findings About Circulation and the Estuarine Turbidity Maximum in
        Suisun Bay, California http://sfbay.wr.usgs.gov/access/suisunbay/dschoell/ (check
        dates)
    e
      2000 planned analyses
    Florida- Mercury Synthesis, Salinity Synthesis, Sediment synthesis; Flows to tide
    synthesis, development synthesis ; paleoecology synthesis, Bathymetry
    Chesapeake – Ecosystem History, Land Use Change;
    San Francisco Bay –studies in Suisun Bay on clams and contaminants;
    Greater Yellowstone – Change in human presence in pilot watershed metro area
    (Jackson or Bozeman)
    f
      2001 planned analyses
    Florida – Aquifer Storage and recovery retrospective
    Mojave –- Map of disturbed lands.
    Chesapeake -. 1. Summarize in a report the improved estimates for ground-water nitrate
    loads and residence times to Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) for inclusion into revised
    nutrient-reduction strategies.2. Provide initial interpretations of food-web linkages in the
    Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. 3. Provide report on relation to land-use and other
    environmental factors to fish health conditions in the Chesapeake Bay. 4. Provide
    summary report of long-term ecosystem change. 5. Write study plan for future USGS
    investigations (Fy2002-2007) based on technical needs of Chesapeake 2000
    agreement.


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                                          GPRA goals
investigations delivered to customers.

Performance Measures                     FY     FY 1998     FY 1999       FY 2000      FY 2001
                                         1997                             Proposed     Proposed
                                         actual Plan actual Plan actual   planactual   plan actual
Decision support systems or              1g     1h 2i       2    2j       2k           4l
predictive models developed or
improved and delivered to customers




    j
      1999 actual models or decision support systems–
    j
      1999 actual models or decision support systems–
    j
      1999 actual models or decision support systems–
    j
      1999 actual models or decision support systems–
    San Francisco Bay - model of location of X2 salinity standard based on river
    flow (IEP Newsletter Autumn) 1998;
    Florida web site (operational as of 3/99)
    k
     2000 - actual models or decision support systems
    Florida –SICS model (eastern portion);
    Florida web site forum results complete;
    Florida ATLSS models for Apple Snail, Florida Panther, deer demographic
    model, Crocodile
    l
      2001 - actual models or decision support systems
    Florida- Biscayne Bay groundwater model Western Portion of SICS (=TIME)
    Chesapeake - Provide interpretation and report of late 1990's regression model
    to relate nutrient sources to loads (SPARROW model).
    Mojave- Decision support system that includes models of soil compaction and
    surface erosion to predict ecosystem recovery rates
    Platte River 2-D model of hydraulics and sediment transport to determine river
    flows necessary for channel maintenance
    Greater Yellowstone road density decision support system, grizzly habitat
    selection characteristics(amend for completion by 2001);

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                                             GPRA goals

Performance Measures                        FY     FY 1998     FY 1999             FY 2000        FY 2001
                                            1997                                   Proposed       Proposed
                                            actual Plan actual Plan actual         planactual     plan actual
Annual Stakeholder meetings                 4m     6n 8o       7    8p             7q             3r




     p
                                        1999 actual meetings
Contact          Mtg Name               Place            dates       attendees                    Feedback
Scott Phillips   Chesapeake             Patuxent         (Dec 9-     NPS, FWS, MD, VA,
                 Liaison                National         10, 1998    state agencies
                 Committee/Client       Wildlife
                 meetings               Research
                                        Center
Higer            South Florida          South Florida    May 17-     http://www.evergladesvi      Written at meeting
561-687-         Restoration            (Boca Raton)     19, 1999,   llage.net/sfrsf/list.ihtml   and on web site,
6560             Science Forum
Krabbenhoft      South Florida          South Florida    June 16-    Florida DEP, USGS            Comments.doc
608-821-         Mercury Science                         18 1999     Florida Power and            located in budget:
3843             Program Workshop                                    Light USACE,                 gpra: 1999:
                                                                     SFWMD USEPA,                 mercury prog.
Best 305-        Ecotoxicity and        South Florida    10/98       http://www.sfrestore.org     http://www.sfrestor
348-3965         Risk Management                                     /sct/ecotox/ecotoxintro.     e.org/sct/ecotox/e
                 workshop                                            htm                          cotoxintro.htm
Gaydos           Science workshop       Mojave (Las      2/25-       USAF, NPS, BLM,              Verbal, At meeting
650-329-4330     Client meeting         Vegas)           27/99       local restoration
                                                                     groups, FWS
Nichols          State of the Estuary   San              March       www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea      Verbal, At meeting
650-329-         Conference             Francisco        17-19,      /sfep/soe, calfed
4411                                    Bay (San         1999        leadership and all major
                                        Francisco)                   invoved agencies
Ouren            remote sensing         Greater          12/98       NPS, FS, academics,          Verbal, At meeting
406-994-         workshop               Yellowstone                  Grizzly Bear Recovery
4760                                                                 Team, et al
Parker           Platte R               Platte R,        Feb 23-     Platte River Technical       Verbal, At meeting
303-236-         Symposium              Kearney,         24          Committee, Unitersity
4882                                    Nebraska                     and local stakeholders
Parker           Governance             Platte River     Feb 9-10.   Platte River                 Verbal, At meeting
303-236-         Committee                                           Governance Committee
4882             presentation

     q
      2000 planned meetings
     Chesapeake Liaison Committee/Client meeting, November 11-12;
     Mojave Client meeting, one with all agencies,
     Greater Yellowstone workshop;
     Florida – October 14 CESI Elevation stakeholder meeting, Mercury Workshop;
     Platte R. Symposium
     r
         2001 Planned meetings


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                                     GPRA goals




    Mojave – 2 meetings with the Desert Managers Group and meetings with the CDMG
    Science Team
    Platte R. Symposium; science/management meeting with Platte River Recovery
    Program (3-state agreement)
    Chesapeake - Annual stakeholder meeting with emphasis on future USGS
    investigations based on technical needs specified in the new CBP 2000 agreement.
    Florida - 2 meetings including Forum/Symposium



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