This dataset includes reconstructed habitat types and ecological characteristics of the Tijuana River valley prior to substantial Euro-American modification (circa 1850). Documentation of historical ecological conditions is intended to serve as a tool to help support and guide restoration design, planning, and management of the river valley in the U.S. and Mexico.

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Type of Data: 
GIS vector dataset
Programs and Focus Areas: 
Resilient Landscapes Program
Historical Ecology
Location Information
Data Availability
Please Cite This Dataset as: 

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI). 2017. "Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology GIS Data." Accessed [date retrieved].

Or cite the report in which the data are described and analyzed:

Safran SM, Baumgarten SA, Beller EE, Crooks JA, Grossinger RM, Lorda J, Longcore TR, Bram D, Dark SJ, Stein ED, McIntosh TL. Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology Investigation. 2017. Prepared for the State Coastal Conservancy. A Report of SFEI-ASC’s Resilient Landscapes Program, Publication # 760, San Francisco Estuary Institute-Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, CA.

Terms of Use: 

The Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology Investigation GIS Data is free data: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology Investigation GIS Data is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  See the GNU General Public License for more details.