The material in this website was produced as a senior project by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduate Iliana Arroyos (supervised by Dr. Jennifer O’Leary) in 2018.
Photos, text, and research by: Iliana Arroyos
Reviewed by: Jennifer O'Leary, California Sea Grant/Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Published by: California Sea Grant
Eelgrass Extent Overtime Maps Provided by the Morro Bay National Estuary Program
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