PubTalk 7/2011 — How is San Francisco Bay Doing?

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Detailed Description

discoveries from 4 decades of studies

by Jim Cloern, Senior Research Biologist

 

  • San Francisco Bay is in a continual state of change.
  • Drivers of change include:
    • residiual effects of the Gold Mining era
    • the 1972 Clean Water Act
    • urbanization of the landscape
    • transoceanic shipping
    • damming of rivers
    • a 1999 climate shift across the North Pacific

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

Date Taken:

Length: 01:01:54

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.