Acknowledgments

We acknowledge assistance from our colleagues and students at Hudsonia Ltd., Bard College, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, and Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Key studies and syntheses were supported by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation -Hudson River Estuary Program, Hudson River Foundation including Hudson River Improvement Fund, National Oceanic andAtmospheric Administration, U.S. Environmental ProtectionAgency, and Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation. Bard College Field Station - Hudsonia Contribution 84 and Contribution to the Program of the Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

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