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Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound

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Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound is located in the Washington Salish Sea. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound long-term monitoring overview

Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound is dominated by consolidated bedrock, 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 east.

Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound long-term monitoring detail

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound were established in 2014, and are done by University of Washington. Long-Term monitoring surveys currently target the following species: Chthamalus/Balanus (Acorn Barnacles), Fucus (Northern Rockweed), and Pisaster (Ochre Star). In addition, motile invertebrates are monitored at this site. Click here to view Long-Term trends at this site.

For more information about Manchester State Park; Central Puget Sound, please contact Megan Dethier.

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