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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Coastal Processes

San Francisco Bay Sand and Mud

USGS and partners have studied San Francisco Bay sand and mud since 1894.


Most people don't think about the sand and mud in San Francisco Bay until something changes. A lot more, a lot less, a new kind, or in a new place, the sand and mud are always changing.

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Science Behind the Sand and Mud

Scientific journal articles and web pages for scientists. Based on a special volume of the journal Marine Geology, released November 1, 2013.

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