This study collected current information on the location of shellfish area closures, known or suspected anthropogenic sources of bacterial contamination, and local opinion of resource value to prioritize and inform bacterial pollution control efforts around Casco Bay. The project team determined that many of the mudflats viewed by diggers as having the highest value for harvest were closed due to 'non-point source pollution' - hard to trace pollution from residential and street stormwater runoff, agricultural lands, and septic systems. The 2011 effort builds on previous CBEP studies in 1999 and 2003.
Muskie School of Public Service
Expanding and Sustaining Shellfisheries of Casco Bay 2011
Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)
Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)
New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes. (Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).
Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).
Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).