The Race Rocks On-Line Files- Resources designed as Links for the Jason Project
VISIT THE JASON SITE AT http://www.jasonproject.org
OTHER RELEVANT LINKS FROM racerocks.com
Story 1: Bathymetry mapping the seafloor
ACOUSTICAL BATHYMETRY OF RACE ROCKS MPA March 1999
In February 1999 the hydrographic survey boat from The Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C. has done an acoustical bathymetry program which has mapped the seafloor around Race Rocks to a depth of 100 meters.
Story 2: Physical Properties
Story 3: Surveying the intertidal zone
Story 4: Macroalgae of the Race Rocks Marine Protected Area
There is great biodiversity in the Macroalgal species at Race Rocks .. This file will describe some of the species present and will be added to as time goes on. A herbarium of the species found in the reserve is kept in the Biology and Marine Environmental Systems lab at Lester B. Pearson College.
Story 5: Pinnipeds and Sea Birds
Elephant Seal and Sea lion video and audio clips
Seabirds and Christmas bird count
Story 6: Racerocks: Canadas first Marine Protected Area (MPA):
THE OLD TANK FARM : ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION PROJECT