Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
San Francisco Bay Sand and Mud Circulation Patterns and Geomorphic Change
These scientific papers describe the movement patterns of sand and mud in San Francisco Bay, and changes in the shape of the the sand and mud in San Francisco Bay.
Understanding processes controlling sediment transports at the mouth of a high-energetic inlet system (San Francisco Bay, CA), Elias, E.P.L., Hansen, J.E., Marine Geology, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2012.07.003
Changes in surf zone morphodynamics driven by multi-decadal contraction of a large ebb-tidal delta, Hansen, J.E., Elias, E., Barnard, P.L., Marine Geology, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.07.005