How the San Francisco Bay Regional Monitoring Program integrates research and monitoring of mercury and methylmercury

Dr. Jay Davis highlights studies to determine where the greatest potential exists to address methylmercury in the San Francisco Bay The Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) for the San Francisco Bay is a collaborative partnership between the San Francisco Estuary Institute, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, and the regulated discharger community to provide the scientific foundation to manage water quality […]

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Adapting to sea level rise and climate change in the San Francisco Bay Area: What can we do?

Dr. Letitia Grenier and Jeremy Lowe discuss current projects underway to address adapting the San Francisco Bay’s shoreline for sea level rise and climate change With sea level rise projected to be anywhere from 2 feet to 5 feet, many projects in recent years have been focusing on how to adapt the San Francisco Bay’s extensive shoreline.  At the May […]

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Tidal marshes: Adapting to sea level rise, carbon sequestration

Dr. Jim Morris on the mechanisms of how tidal marshes keep pace with sea level rise, and Dr. John Callaway with research on carbon sequestration in the San Francisco Bay’s tidal wetlands Back in the late 1800s as the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta was being reclaimed for agriculture, a somewhat parallel process was happening to the shoreline of the San Francisco […]

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Projecting inundation in the San Francisco Bay: Sea level and tides

UC Berkeley’s Dr. Mark Stacey with the latest research on the impacts of sea level rise on the Bay Area and possible responses With sea level projected to rise at least one meter by 2100, possible even more, much needed attention is being paid on how to prepare the San Francisco Bay’s extensive shoreline to adapt to significant amounts of […]

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