A map of historical habitats and channels in the South Bay.


Oakland Museum
William Lettis and Associates (WLA)
Santa Clara University Environmental Studies Institute
GIS Mapping and Analysis


Santa Clara Valley Water District
Cities of San José, Milpitas, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale
Silicon Valley Pollution Prevention Center
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service San Francisco Bay Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9
San Francisco Estuary Project

The map can be purchased through the Oakland Museum Store


Download GIS Data

The Santa Clara Valley Water District's Watching Our Watersheds (WOW) project has adapted Historical Ecology data into Google Earth (KMZ) format. Adapted versions of SFEI's mapping of the South Bay are available for download:
San Francisquito Creek to Guadalupe Slough: Western Santa Clara Valley Historical (3 Mb)
Guadalupe Slough to Warm Springs/Mud Slough: Central Santa Clara Valley Historical (3 Mb)

Programs and Focus Areas: 
Resilient Landscapes Program
Historical Ecology
Shoreline Resilience
Location Information