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Brooks Island

Brooks Island is located in California, in San Francisco Bay. This site is near the Emeryville Mussel Watch site. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Brooks Island overview

Brooks Island closeup

Brooks Island is dominated by natural and rip rap boulder fields, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of boulder fields, cobble beach, and sandy beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is south/southwest.

Brooks Island was established in 2007 as part of a Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA). Photo plot and motile invertebrate surveys were done as part of the NRDA.

For more information about Brooks Island, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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