The first of the intertidal study forms provide a form for mapping the intertidal zone, the drift wood and the foreshore of the study area. The blank form and an example are provided.
The chart below shows a plot of driftwood. Repeted annual plotting in the same location shows dramatic change.
The form below is used to collect information about populations within quadrats at different levels within the litioral zone. These locations at taken at the same location over a period of yerars. The results may be uploaded as layers in Google Earth.
The tabe below provides a chart that helps identify west coast intertidal organizims.
The spreadsheet below shows the results of a long term analysis of clam populations. These obswervatiuons show how the varnish clam population has exploded over the study period.