A1 East Transect – 2015

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Detailed Description

Permanent Site: A1 East Transect; Depth: 8.3 Meters (27.1 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.8 Kilometers (1.1 Miles) West; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 4 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.13870775, -123.5855312; Site Description: Transect is in eastern part of Freshwater Bay. Sediment is primarily sand/sandy mud. Previous small boulders appear to be buried. Seaweeds are very sparse this year. The two seaweeds seen in the video are drift algae (not attached to sea floor). The patch of eelgrass (Zostera marina) seen in 2011-2012 is still gone. 


Date Taken:

Length: 00:02:34

Lat / Long: 48.138707750000 / -123.585531200000

Location Taken: US

Video Credits

Editor: Chloe Dawson
USGS Contact: Nancy Elder, Fishery Biologist, Marrowstone Marine Field Station