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Coastal Processes

Photos & data samples

Looking toward the Marin Headlands across Golden Gate strait
View toward San Francisco Bay from the inlet mouth
View underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, in the fog, toward Marin
View toward San Francisco Bay with Ft. Point on the right
Rikk Kvitek, captain of R/V VenTresca
Transducer head of the Reson 8101 multibeam sonar system
R/V VenTresca
R/V VenTresca
Seafloor mapping-central aboard R/V VenTresca
Seacliff-Baker Beach area

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2008 multibeam details

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multibeam inventory as of 2007

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1997 multibeam bathymetryCircular 1259

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South SF Bay single-beam bathymetryOFR 2007-1169

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San Pablo Bay 2006 multibeam, preliminary plot

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Fort Point wayside poster

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Alcatraz dump site restored to 1890s

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sediment thickness in west central SF Bay

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bay floor habitats, from Greene et al., 2003

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sidescan sonar images of dredge scour marks on bay floor

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USGS sample locations in San Francisco Bay, 1970(?)-1999

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sample locations in San Francisco Bay, 1990-1991

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selected gravity cores, central SF Bay

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sidescan sonar coverage of Suisun BayOF2003-250

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1990-91 core sample locations, Suisun Bay

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4-8 March 1999 sample locations and grain size data, Suisun Bay, OF2003-250

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15-18 November 1999 sample locations and grain size data, Suisun BayOF2003-250

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13-15 March 2000 sample locations and grain size data, Suisun BayOF2003-250

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sediment samples, southern SF Bay

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SF Bay mud thickness from Goldman, 1969: imagedatametadata

 

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