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Suisun Bay and Delta Bathymetry
United States Geological Survey
Foxgrover, A., Smith, R. E., and Jaffe, B. E.
To improve hydrodynamic models of the complex mixing processes, which occur at the confluence of the Sacramento River, San Joaquin River, and the San Francisco Bay Estuary, the Inter-agency Ecological Program (IEP) and the US Geological Survey have sponsored the development of a 10 m horizontal resolution grid of bathymetry. This grid is based on nearly one million depth soundings augmented by contours and recent aerial photography. It is the first comprehensive model of bathymetry for this intricate labyrinthine of natural and modified tidal channels. The total area covered by the grid is 9x10 km or nearly 100 million cells.
Suisun Bay and delta bathymetry grid
These web pages are based, in part, on a poster presented at 'CALFED Science Conference 2003' titled Suisun Bay and Delta Bathymetry: production of a 10m grid (28 MB).

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