Volume 11, Issue 2 of San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science is now available online. This is a special issue that features nine essays by top scientists who write about the need for and difficulty in using science to guide policy to solve problems surrounding the Bay-Delta and other imperiled environments. In addition, two research papers presented in this issue extend our knowledge of seasonal movement of delta smelt and ecosystem restoration of the Middle Sacramento River.
In this issue:
- Essays on Science and Policy in the Bay-Delta, Editorial by Luoma, Samuel N.
- Six Lessons Learned in Applying Science in Coastal Ecosystem Restoration, by Boesch, Donald F.
- Using Science to Restore California’s Bay-Delta, by Layzer, Judith A.
- Mutual Benefits: Linking Science and Policy in the Delta, by Meyer, Judy L.
- We Can Do Better: Longfin Smelt and a Case Study in Collaborative Science, by Cowin, Mark W.; Bonham, Charlton H.
- It’s Time for Bold New Approaches to Link Delta Science and Policymaking, by Cloern, James; Hanak, Ellen
- Leading Change: The Collaborative Science and Adaptive Management Program, by Connor, Valerie
- Adaptive Management and Science for the Delta Ecosystem, by Lund, Jay R.; Moyle, Peter
- The Econocene and the Delta, by Norgaard, Richard B.
- The Future of Suisun Marsh as Mitigation Habitiat, by Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree, and Peggy L. Fiedler
- Successes, Failures and Suggested Future Directions for Ecosystem Restoration of the Middle Sacramento River, California, by Gregory H. Golet, et al.
- Eastward Migration or Marshward Dispersal: Exercising Survey Data to Elicit an Understanding of Seasonal Movement of Delta Smelt, by Dennis D. Murphy and Scott A. Hamilton
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San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science is an open access, peer reviewed, academic journal that publishes research about the science and resource management of San Francisco Bay, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, its watersheds, and the adjacent coastal ocean. It is published four times a year and is in its 10th year of publication.