Reconstructing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Few river systems have been as heavily engineered as California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers and their combined delta. Yet despite—or perhaps because of—near constant meddling, we know little about what the river looked like before it was dammed, diked, and redirected. The San Francisco Estuary Institute is hoping to change that, and KQED Quest has taken their current findings and assembled an interactive feature with a data-rich webGIS.

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