GLBA Conferences

2004: Great Lakes Beach Conference

Past Conferences:
2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 |
2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

Held Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2004, in Parma, Ohio

Conference Program (PDF)

Final Agenda (PDF)

The 2004 Great Lakes Beach Association Annual Meeting was held at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health 5550 Venture Drive Parma, Ohio 44130. The purpose of the meeting was to share local, county, state, and regional beach information between beach managers, coordinators, researchers, and other interested people. A brief overview of the 3-day USEPA National Beach Conference held on October 13, 14, and 15 in San Diego, California was also be given at the Great Lakes Beach Meeting.

A poster session for the Great Lakes Beach Association Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, November 30, 2004. Oral presentations were given from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2004.


Welcome to the 4th Annual Great Lakes Beach Conference

Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act
Holly Wirick, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

National Beach Conference San Diego, California October 13-15, 2004 Summary
Beth LeaMond, EPA National Beach Program

Fixed and Random Factors Affecting E. coli Occurrence at Southern Lake Michigan Beaches
Meredith B. Nevers, U.S. Geological Survey

Beach Monitoring in Michigan
Shannon Briggs, State of Michigan

NYS Department of Health BEACH Grant 2004
Douglas C. Sackett, NYS Department of Health

The National Environmental and Epidemiological Assessment of Recreational Water
Elizabeth A. Sams, Great Lakes Beach Association

Results of Microbial Source Tracking Methods Comparison Studies
Don Stoeckel, U.S. Geological Survey

Microbial Source Tracking – New Approaches Being Tested
Jorge Santo Domingo, U.S. Geological Survey

Using a Public-Health Based Monitoring Program to Assess Recreational Water Quality Advisories and Initiate Remediation
Julie Kinzelman, City of Racine Health Department

Reducing the Sources: The Lake County, Illinois Reducing the Sources: The Lake County, Illinois Experience
Mark A. Pfister, Lake County Health Department

Toward a Regional Nowcast Model for Southern Lake Michigan Using Data Readily Available to Beach Managers
Richard Whitman, U.S. Geological Survey

Beach Scene

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Conference Program

Final Agenda

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