Modeling climate change impacts on tidal marsh birds: Restoration and conservation planning in the face of uncertainty
By: Samuel D. Veloz, Nadav Nur, Leonardo Salas, Dennis Jongsomjit, Julian Wood, Diana Stralberg, and Grant Ballard
The large uncertainty surrounding the future effects of sea-level rise and other aspects of climate change on tidal marsh ecosystems exacerbates the difficulty in planning effective conservation and restoration actions. We addressed these difficulties in the context of large-scale wetland restoration activities underway in the San Francisco Estuary (Suisun, San Pablo and San Francisco Bays).
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