This August the California Sun’s Jeff Schechtman interviewed ESTUARY magazine’s editor in chief Ariel Rubissow Okamoto, also a long-time Bay Area science writer, about her personal opinions on the resiliency of the largest estuary on the West Coast, the challenges facing the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta, and the potential impacts of climate change and sea level rise on the San Francisco Bay. Listen to the 20-minute podcast here.
Mentions: Nutrients, Toxics, Giant Marsh, Adaptation Atlas, Resilience, Sea Level Rise impacts, BCDC Art, Oro Loma Horizontal Levee, UC Berkeley, Regional Planning, Franks Tract, Central Delta Corridor, North Delta Arc, State of the Estuary, climate-smart infrastructure and more.
Links to Topics Referenced
Climate Smart Infrastructure for California- Paying it Forward Report
Adapting to Rising Tides Program, SFBCDC
Prepping for Sea Level Rise, Estuary Magazine Story
State of the Estuary Conference October 2019
Supershore at Giant Marsh Multi-Habitat Experiment, Richmond, Estuary Magazine Story and Video
Experimental Levee at Oro Loma, Nudging Natural Magic, Estuary Magazine Story
Franks Tract Futures? California Department Fish & Wildlife
Adaptation Atlas, San Francisco Estuary Institute & SPUR
Measure AA: Going Local Buys Future for Bayshore, Estuary Magazine story
Region’s Nutrient Management Strategy
The Flip on Harmful Algal Blooms: Feds Coastal Research Crew Bucks Headwinds, Estuary Magazine Story
Central Delta Corridor Partnership, Delta Public Lands
MORE READING – Natural History of San Francisco Bay by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto & Kathleen M. Wong