COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Library Digitizes Rare Century-Old Kelp Forest Maps
Description: The maps were initially commissioned in 1911 to keep track of kelp forests along the Washington Coast. Now, they are being used to assess any affects of climate change and human development in the region by comparing the maps' data from 1911 and 12 to modern aerial censuses dating from 1989 to 2015. [Source: The Chicago Maroon]
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Source: The Chicago Maroon
Publish Date: 2/15/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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