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WERC Colma marsh figures

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The elevation histogram for Colma Marsh shows the marsh platform is below MHW on average (Fig. 1). The percent of time Colma Marsh is inundated varies throughout the year by season, with the most inundation during the winter (Fig. 2). Results from WARMER response model indicate that Colma will lose relative elevation as sea levels rise (Fig. 3). The marsh platform at Colma Marsh is projected to transition to low marsh habitat by 2040 and be below mean sea level by 2100 (Fig. 4).