FLOAT-MAST (Flow Alteration – Management Analysis and Synthesis Team), 2022. White papers providing a synthesis of knowledge relating to Delta Smelt biology in the San Francisco Estuary, emphasizing effects of flow. Interagency Ecological Program, Sacramento, CA. IEP Technical Report #98. 191 pp.
Prepared by the Flow Alteration (FLOAT) Management Analysis and Synthesis Team (MAST), these white papers (PDF) are part of developing an annual summary and synthesis of factors affecting the Delta Smelt population. They provide the necessary background for understanding the annual summary and synthesis (in development) and will be useful to any one needing a basic background in Delta Smelt ecology.
These white papers are also are intended to be living documents updated at intervals to remain current with recent advances in understanding of the Delta Smelt population.