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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Policy: Achievements and Challenges

Marc Holmes.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5741 words.

It was not until 1965 that a state law was passed to regulate the unrestricted filling of the San Francisco Bay. By then, 92 percent of the bay's wetlands had already been destroyed. The...

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Historical Formation

Frances Malamud-Roam and Michelle F. Goman.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7403 words.

This paper describes the natural history of the remnant tidal salt marshes surrounding the San Francisco Bay estuary. These tidal marshes are ephemeral features, strongly influenced by...

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Tidal Vegetation: Spatial and temporal Dynamics

V. Thomas Parker, John C. Callaway, Lisa M. Schile, Michael C. Vasey and Ellen R. Herbert.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7335 words.

San Francisco Bay and Delta tidal wetlands represent the most intact Mediterranean-climate wetlands in North America, yet only 10 percent survived the twentieth century. Wetland plant...

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Current Issues in Tidal Marsh Restoration

John C. Callaway and V. Thomas Parker.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6877 words.

Approaches for tidal-marsh restoration in San Francisco Bay and Delta continue to evolve, with a focus on promoting the natural development of restored marshes. Allowing for natural marsh...

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Fishes

Peter B. Moyle, James Hobbs and Teejay O'Rear.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6604 words.

Fish assemblages in three marsh regions were compared. Sixty percent of delta species were alien species, 50% of Suisun fishes, and 13% of South Bay fishes. Eighty-three percent of delta...

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Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

Edited by Arnas Palaima.

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 288 pages.

The San Francisco Bay, the biggest estuary on the west coast of North America, was once surrounded by an almost unbroken chain of tidal wetlands, a fecund sieve of ecosystems connecting the...

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Pollution: Persistent Organic Contaminants and Trace Metals

Hyun-Min Hwang, Peter G. Green and Thomas M. Young.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7494 words.

More than 80 percent of San Francisco Bay's historic tidal marshes have disappeared due to human activities, and the remaining marshes have been fragmented and contaminated. High levels of...

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Tidal Marshes in the Context of Climate Change

V. Thomas Parker, John C. Callaway, Lisa M. Schile, Michael C. Vasey and Ellen R. Herbert.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5215 words.

In the Mediterranean climate of the San Francisco Bay and Delta, climate change will impact tidal wetlands in several ways, especially through increased CO2 and salt concentrations, along...

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Demography, Dispersal, and Connectivity of Populations

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster.

in The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10903 words.

This chapter examines the abiotic environment of giant kelp. Macrocystis requires a hard substratum for settlement and attachment, water temperatures between about 4°C and 20°C, sea-bottom...

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Invertebrates: Past and Current Invasions

Elizabeth D. Brusati.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7640 words.

Introduced organisms have become the dominant invertebrate species in San Francisco Bay marshes and associated mudflats. This chapter focuses on epifaunal (surface-dwelling) and benthic...

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Small Mammals

Howard Shellhammer.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 7037 words.

This chapter is primarily about the small rodents and shrews of tidal salt marshes. Emphasis is given to the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) and several endangered...

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Simple Bayesian Models

N. Thompson Hobbs and Mevin B. Hooten.

in Bayesian Models

August 2015; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 10743 words.

This chapter lays out the basic principles of Bayesian inference, building on the concepts of probability developed in Chapter 3. It seeks to use the rules of probability to show how Bayes'...

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Delta Water Exports and Strategies

Jay R. Lund, Ellen Hanak, William E. Fleenor, William A. Bennett, Richard E. Howitt, Jeffrey F. Mount and Peter B. Moyle.

in Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

February 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3329 words.

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta moves water from Northern California watersheds to farmlands and cities south and west of the Delta. Recent water exports from the Delta have ranged from 5...

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Pollution: Emerging Contaminants

Carol A. Vines and Gary N. Cherr.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 12140 words.

Emerging contaminants in aquatic environments, including the San Francisco Bay, are of increasing concern to regulatory agencies, ecosystem managers, and the public. There is increasing...

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Bird Communities: Effects of Fragmentation, Disturbance, and Sea Level Rise on Population Viability

John Y. Takekawa, Isa Woo, Karen M. Thorne, Kevin J. Buffington, Nadav Nur, Michael L. Casazza and Joshua T. Ackerman.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 11824 words.

Birds have distinct niches in San Francisco Bay tidal marshes, based on their foraging guilds and habitat associations. Urbanization has resulted in a static system with a less resilient...

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Georgia

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 543 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of Georgia's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a...

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Oregon

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 1591 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of Oregon's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a...

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Ecosystem Services

Arnas Palaima.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4993 words.

The San Francisco Bay estuary's tidal marshes play an important role in its ecosystem services for human society and the local economy. Next steps in implementation of the ecosystem...

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The estuarine environment

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott.

in The Estuarine Ecosystem

April 2004; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9255 words.

This chapter examines the physical and chemical features which mould the estuarine environment. An estuary is a partially enclosed body of water formed where freshwater from rivers and...

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