Floating orange arrows turn a series of leftover pilings into a visual representation of water movement into and out of the Bay. As tides rise and fall, the arrows travel up and down the pilings, swiveling to point the direction of the water flow.
Make predictions about water temperature and salinity using tidal data.
Explore the influence of the Sun and Moon on our tides.
by Kevin Boyd • January 22, 2018
Exhibit investigates how sediments build up in a tidal marsh.
Make a paper model that helps explain the changing tides.
Twenty-four columns record twenty-four hours of tide water levels.
Raise a piling to see what grows.
Explore the variety of organisms that live on our piers in the Bay.
This NOAA buoy gathers data on CO2 levels, which are increasing in our oceans and affecting marine life.
Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)San Francisco, CA 94111(415) 528-4444
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