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Sediment Deposition, Erosion, and Bathymetric Change in Central San Francisco Bay: 1855-1979

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Sediment Deposition, Erosion, and Bathymetric Change in Central San Francisco Bay: 1855-1979; 2008; OFR; 2008-1312; Fregoso, Theresa A.; Foxgrover, Amy C.; Jaffe, Bruce E.

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Central San Francisco Bay is the hub of a dynamic estuarine system connecting the San Joaquin and Sacramento River Deltas, Suisun Bay, and San Pablo Bay to the Pacific Ocean and South San Francisco Bay. To understand the role that Central San Francisco Bay plays in sediment transport throughout the system, it is necessary to first determine historical changes in patterns of sediment deposition and erosion from both natural and anthropogenic forces. The first extensive hydrographic survey of Central San Francisco Bay was conducted in 1853 by the National Ocean Service (NOS) (formerly the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (USCGS)). From 1894 to 1979, four additional surveys, composed of a total of approximately 700,000 bathymetric [...]

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