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Fragile environments: San Francisco Bay wetlands

Overview with links to studies on the effects of human activity on the San Francisco estuary with loss of historic fresh and saltwater tidal marshes reducing habitats, introducing contaminants in waste, and creating dredging problems.

by Western Region Coastal & Marine Geology Program
Related topics:
Aquatic biology, Contamination and pollution, Dredging, Geochemistry, Marine water quality, Sediment transport, Sedimentation, Waste treatment and disposal, Wetland ecosystems
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