Point Blunt | MARINe

Point Blunt

Point Blunt is located in California, in San Francisco Bay. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Point Blunt overview

Point Blunt closeup

Point Blunt is dominated by a mixture of consolidated bedrock and boulder fields, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of boulder fields, cobble beach, and sandy beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is east.

Point Blunt was established in 2009 as part of a Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA).  Point contact, photo plot, motile invertebrate, and Fucus size structure surveys were done as part of the NRDA.

For more information about Point Blunt, please contact Pete Raimondi (raimondi@ucsc.edu).