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Historical Bathymetric Change in Suisun Bay 1867 - 1990
United States Geological Survey
Cappiella, K., Malzone, C., Smith, R. E., and Jaffe, B. E.
Satellite image of Suisun Bay

Satellite image of Suisun Bay

These pages are based on US Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-563 and a poster (shown below) presented at the 4th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference on March 17-19, 1999 in San Francisco. Click on any portion of the poster to view the detail as a web page.
Historical Bathymetric Change in Suisun Bay poster ConclusionsGraph of sedimentation ratesGraphs of sedimentation Graphs of erosion and depositionResults tableGraph of tidal flat showing increase in area from 1867 to1887 and then decreasing to 1990Series of maps showing change in depthBathymetric changeBathymetric scale for maps Series of bathymetric mapsMethodsIntroductionLocation map

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