Los Farallones

Dispatches from Point Blue’s field station on the Farallon National Wildlife Refuge

Archive: Apr 2010

A Spring Transition

April 9, 2010
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Blowing so hard even the gulls can’t stand up! According to my oceanography textbook, the spring transition is when weather and ocean conditions shift from predominantly winter conditions to spring/summer conditions and marks the beginning of the upwelling season. Winter is typically dominated by southerly winds, frequent storms and rain. Whereas spring and summer are […]

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