Science Update 2016

Science Foundation Chapters

black15 Download all Science Foundation Chapters (8.4 MB PDF)

SFC1redsq SF Chapter 1: The Dynamic Workings of the Baylands (2 MB PDF)
Conceptual models of how drivers of change influence evolution of baylands habitats

SFC2yelsq SF Chapter 2: The Projected Evolution of Baylands Habitats (1.1 MB PDF)
How the geomorphology is projected to evolve

  • Appendix 2.1 will be posted shortly.

SFC3grnsq SF Chapter 3: Connections to the Bay (381 KB)
How changes in bay, delta, and ocean, may affect the baylands. Wildlife case studies with examples of vulnerabilities and potential responses

SFC4blusq SF Chapter 4: Connections to the Watersheds (1.2 MB)
The Estuarine–Terrestrial Transition Zone—Where the baylands transition to their watersheds; transition zones types; ecosystem services

SFC5ornsq SF Chapter 5: Risks from Future Change for Wildlife (753 KB)
How wildlife may be harmed. Wildlife case studies with examples of vulnerabilities and potential responses

SFC6tursq SF Chapter 6: Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gases in the Baylands (2.2 MB)
Carbon storage in the baylands, greenhouse gas emissions