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Kelp Canopy, Hopkins Marine Reserve, Monterey Bay, California, 2004

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Description
This polygon shapefile depicts the kelp canopy for the coastal area seaward of Hopkins Marine Station, located in Pacific Grove, California. This file was created to assess the extents of Giant (Macrocystis pyrifera) and Bull (Nereocystis leutkeana) Kelp along the coast of California. The original imagery was collected using a Digital Multi-Spectral Video unit developed by Specterra Systems Inc. These data are used to assess the extent of kelp resources along the coast of California.
Publisher
California. Department of Fish and Game
Place(s)
Monterey Bay (Calif.), Pacific Grove (Calif.), and Hopkins Marine Station
Subject(s)
Kelps, Algae, Marine habitats, Environment, Biology and Ecology, and Oceans
Year
2004
Held by
Stanford
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