CHANGES IN A CALIFORNIA ESTUARY
Changes in a California Estuary is a comprehensive summary of 80 years of scientific research on Elkhorn Slough. The book's 280 pages are profusely illustrated with 200 charts, graphs, photographs, and maps, many in color. Its 27 authors cover the waterfront – and more. There are chapters on geology, climate, hydrography, soils, archaeology and prehistory, history of land use, primary producers, invertebrates, fishes, birds, mammals, biogeochemical cycling, land use and contaminants, and management issues; 8.5 x 11 inches. The book is available for sale in the Visitor Center Bookstore.
Changes in a California Estuary is jointly produced by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, which is owned and operated by the California Department of Fish and Game. This profile is one of a series developed for the 26 National Estuarine Research Reserves. Funding was provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Patricia Price Peterson Foundaton, Acacia Foundation, Lysbeth Anderson, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.