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The Long Term Resource Monitoring Program

An element of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration - Environmental Management Program

Upper Mississippi River Restoration - Environmental Management Program U. S. Army Corps of Enineers


Conducting Research and Monitoring on the Upper Mississippi River System since 1986

About LTRMP
Mission and Goals
Background
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Components
Fish
Aquatic Vegetation
Water Quality
Macroinvertebrates
Land Cover
Bathymetry
GIS Data
Other Research
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Upper Mississippi River
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UMRR Science Director, U.S. Geological Survey: Jeff Houser
EMP Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Marvin Hubbell
LTRMP Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Karen Hagerty

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Strategic Plan 2010-2014
Status and Trends Report 2008

The LTRMP is one of two components of the federally mandated Upper Mississippi River Restoration - Environmental Management Program. A cooperative program between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the states of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

The mission of the Long Term Resource Monitoring Program is to support decision makers with the information and understanding needed to maintain the Upper Mississippi River System as a viable multiple-use river ecosystem.

The LTRMP short term goals are:

  • Develop a better understanding of the Upper Mississippi River System and its resource problems.
  • Monitor resource change.
  • Develop alternatives to better manage the Upper Mississippi River System.
  • Provide for proper management of program information.

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