- Title Pages
- The Stephen Bechtel Fund
- Foreword: Some Thoughts on San Francisco Bay and Its Wetlands
- Literature Cited
- Preface and Acknowledgments
Chapter OneDiverse Perspectives on Tidal Marshes: An Introduction
Chapter TwoHistorical Formation
Chapter ThreeGeomorphology, Hydrology, and Tidal Influences
Chapter FourPollution: Persistent Organic Contaminants and Trace Metals
Chapter FivePollution: Emerging Contaminants
Chapter SixTidal Marshes in the Context of Climate Change
Chapter SevenTidal Vegetation: Spatial and temporal Dynamics
Chapter EightTidal Wetland Vegetation and Ecotone Profiles: The Rush Ranch Open Space Preserve
Chapter NineInvertebrates: Past and Current Invasions
Chapter TenInvertebrates: A Case Study Of China Camp State Park, Marin County
Chapter TwelveBird Communities: Effects of Fragmentation, Disturbance, and Sea Level Rise on Population Viability
Chapter ThirteenSmall Mammals
Chapter FourteenEcosystem Services
Chapter FifteenPolicy: Achievements and Challenges
Chapter SixteenResearch Reserves as a Model for Conservation Science and Management of Tidal Marshes
Chapter SeventeenNatural and Restored Tidal Marsh Communities
Chapter EighteenCurrent Issues in Tidal Marsh Restoration
- (p.195) Chapter Thirteen Small Mammals
- Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes
- University of California Press
This chapter is primarily about the small rodents and shrews of tidal salt marshes. Emphasis is given to the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) and several endangered shrews (Sorex), but more common species such as meadow mice (Microtus) are also discussed. Attention is given to the effects of marsh destruction, fragmentation, and incompleteness on these small mammals, especially the great reduction and loss of the high marsh zone throughout the San Francisco Bay region.
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