Turning Point for the Delta: Critical changes leading up to the 2002 crash of pelagic fish populations, June 2010.

Presentation to the National Academy of Science panel on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta for Friends of Trinity River and Revive the San Joaquin.

A large reduction in Delta outflow in the Spring and Fall was associated with decreases in
phytoplankton production in Suisan Bay. The emergence of harmful algal blooms in the Delta was associated with low flows and high nutrient inputs during an exceptionally warm and dry fall.