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Chesapeake Bay Grasses [], designed by Stamen Design is an interactive map that tracks a quite exotic subject: the changes of the underwater grasses at Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. Accordingly, the map reveals how the fluctuations in water temperature, salinity and turbidity correlate to grass abundance, as dominant species ebb and flow and grass beds shrink and expand over a period of 30 years.

Stamen Design on

Delighted to see our maps in print at the new @explOratorium's Bay Observatory! Recommendation: go there and play!

San Francisco and Marin under 10 feet of water #climatecentral #surgingseas

At Stamen HQ by Matt Biddulph, via Flickr

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spilliams Spencer Williams 18 May well, somebody press the Easy button and let's ship it! made with @LeafletJS and @stamen in 5 minutes.