Document Type

Report

Publication Date

5-2021

Keywords

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

Abstract

Section 3 turns to an in-depth discussion of stressors and impacts to the ecosystem from population growth and urbanization, such as increases in impervious surfaces, hardening of shorelines, and the problems caused by a myriad of marine contaminants.

Publication Title

State of the Salish Sea

First Page

50

Last Page

97

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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