Explore - Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

Welcome Video

Tijuana Estuary - Pre-Visit Video

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR), located in Imperial Beach, California, is a state and federal partnership between California State Parks and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

 

 

 

Overview

Program Topic: Detecting a Climate Change at Tijuana Estuary

General Description: Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR), located in Imperial Beach, California, is a state and federal partnership between California State Parks and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The Reserve has over 15 years of weather and water quality data that is available for researchers and educators alike. This program will introduce your students to this data and how it fits into the NERRS Sentinel Site program. The Sentinel Site program’s goal to increase awareness of the effects of sea level rise and identify appropriate steps for communities to take in order to minimize its impact. Students will explore real-time air temperature, water level and temperature, and conduct salt marsh vegetation monitoring.

Academic Content Standard Subject Area: Science

Grade Level: 6-12th

Program Length and Availability: 45 minutes. Wednesdays, 9am - 1pm. 


 

Questions? Contact Us

Anne Marie Tipton
Program Presenter
619-575-3613 x304
annemarie.tipton@parks.ca.gov

Marya Ahmad 
Program Presenter 
619-575-3613 x306 
marya.ahmad@parks.ca.gov

*For day of program calls only: 619-681-4626