Pacific Rocky Intertidal Monitoring: Trends and Synthesis
North Jenner Beach
Click here for Long-Term trends
Click here for Biodiversity Survey findings
North Jenner Beach is located in the North Central Coast region of California, within the Russian River State Marine Conservation Area. This site is near the Gerstle Cove Mussel Watch site. This site receives low visitation by fisherman and tidepoolers. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.
North Jenner Beach is dominated by a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, and cobble beach, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, and sandy beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is south/southwest.
Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at North Jenner Beach were established in 2010 and are done by University of California Santa Cruz. Long-Term MARINe surveys currently target the following species: Phyllospadix (Surfgrass). Click here to view Long-Term trends at this site.
Biodiversity Surveys were done by University of California Santa Cruz in 2010. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 80 meters (seaward). Click here to view Biodiversity Survey findings at this site.
For more information about North Jenner Beach, please contact Pete Raimondi.