Simple National Estuary grant flowchart

This flowchart is a simplified illustration of the Quality Assurance process for National Estuary Program grantees in Washington state. Quality assurance project plans for grantees and data submitters has more information on QAPPs for the National Estuary Program. A detailed flowchart is also available.

This simplified flowchart shows the process for QAPPs for grants issued by the National Estuary Program. The publication Guidelines for Preparing Quality Assurance Project Plans for Environmental Studies provides detailed guidance on preparing a QAPP.