Mapping, Evaluating, and Predicting Changes in Coastal Margin Aquatic Habitat in Severn Sound and Southeastern Georgian Bay

Proponent

Severn Sound Environmental Association

Project Lead

Jan Ciborowski, Professor
University of Windsor

Project Dates

2015 - 2017

Project Location

Severn Sound coastline to a distance of up to 100m from shore, coastal areas of Penetang Harbour

Project Parameters

  • Water depth
  • Substrate texture
  • Aquatic plant distribution
  • Underwater imagery

Frequency

2015

  • Sonar data collected along sections of shoreline on north coast of Severn Sound
  • Underwater imagery taken in North Bay and from Port Severn to Oak Bay

 

2016

  • Sonar data collected along north and south shores of Severn Sound
  • Underwater imagery
  • Spot ponar grab samples