An Overview of the USGS Project to Collect, Disseminate, and Display Data
For almost four decades the U.S. Geological Survey has maintained a program
of research and observation in San Francisco Bay. The program includes regular
measurements of water quality along a 145 kilometer transect spanning the length
of the entire estuarine system. This website describes the measurement program, displays results of water quality
measurements, and makes the full data set available to all interested
Explore here to see EXAMPLES of different displays of water quality variability.
Check out the GLOSSARY of technical terms used on this website and DESCRIPTIONS of parameters we sample.
Check out videos of scientists in the NEWS, giving LECTURES, in ACTION, and more!
Contact us with questions or comments.
This project and website is supported by a number of agencies.
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