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1 Channel Islands By: Alexis Annunziata, Jazmin Petion, and Annie Werner

2 Geological History 100 million years ago Convergent boundaries in southern CA 30 million years ago Transform boundary Underwater volcanic eruptions Orientation and uplift Transtention & Shear

3 Ecological History The Mediterranean biome Mediterranean Climate Native Mammals Breeding areas for birds Paleontological Record

4 Channel Island Species Threatened: Brown Pelican Endemic: Channel Island Fox Island Scrub Jay Island Night Lizard

5 Human History Chumash Community Europeans arrive in the 16 th Century Land was rich with resources; harvesting, ranching, fishing California Fish and Game Commission vs. National Park Service

6 Threats Pollution Plastic bags Noise pollution The US Navy’s use of the Active sonar Civilian vessels Free roaming vessels

7 Solutions The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary advisory council Sonar Facility Sanctuary Permit

8 Bibliography "History & Culture." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 06 Feb Web. 19 Feb "San Miguel Island Photo Gallery." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 12 Feb Web. 19 Feb "Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary." Wikipedia.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Feb "Southern California's Mediterranean Biome Parks." Home. National Park Service, Apr Web. 19 Feb Inventory & Monitoring Learn about Scientific Research in the Park at the Mediterranean Coast Network Website. Read More. National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 07 Feb Web. 19 Feb "Sonar." - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. N.p., 16 Feb Web. 19 Feb


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