Document Type

Report

Publication Date

5-2021

Keywords

State of the Salish Sea, Salish Sea, estuary, ecosystem, climate change, Puget Sound, Strait of Georgia, seascape, urbanization, cumulative effects

Abstract

Section 2 sets a foundation for understanding the Salish Sea ecosystem by describing its fundamental biophysical processes and structure, including estuarine circulation, ecological productivity, and an overview of several important biogenic habitats.

Publication Title

State of the Salish Sea

First Page

14

Last Page

49

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25710/vfhb-3a69

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

Salish Sea Institute

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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