Southwest Florida Regional Ambient Monitoring Program

Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday January 8th, 2020

10:00 am – Noon

Nathan Benderson Park (Finishing Tower)

5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235


  1. Welcome & Introductions - Natasha Dickrell

  1. Additions or deletions to the agenda - Matt Jablonski

  1. Minutes from last meeting - Natasha Dickrell

  1. Outreach Committee
  2. a)TBEP Website update – Sheila Scolaro
    1. b)Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) Future of the Region Award nomination – Jennifer Hunter
      1. i)$50 application fee
      2. ii)Website:

  1. Inter-laboratory Results - David Karlen
    1. Website:
    2. Templates:

  1. Old Business:
  2. FDEP Data Use Guidance related to Analysis Holding Time per Kevin O’Donnell
    1. Q-qualified data for all parameters began with IWR Run 55 (approx. May 15, 2018)
    2. Excluding microbiology data which is being considered individually as labs adjust to holding time calculation guidance (indefinitely)

  1. New Business
    1. Schedule upcoming presentation from Ernesto Lasso de la Vega


  1. Next Meeting
    1. Quarterly meetings will be on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (January, April, July, and October)
    2. Next meeting will be Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

  1. Presentation: Mike Wessel, Janicki Environmental, Local Examples of Water Quality Data Analysis to Support Natural Resource Management of Estuarine and Tidal Systems in southwest Florida


  1. Sample Exchange
    1. Surface water (Source: Hillsborough County – Dr. Dave Karlen)
    2. Groundwater (Source: Manatee County – Anamari Boyes & Rob Ocasio)
    3. No Field Meter Comparison (April & July meetings only)
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