Mapping, Evaluating, and Predicting Changes in Coastal Margin Aquatic Habitat in Severn Sound and Southeastern Georgian Bay


Severn Sound Environmental Association

Project Lead

Jan Ciborowski, Professor
University of Windsor

Project Dates

2015 - 2017

Project Location

Severn Sound coastline to a distance of up to 100m from shore, coastal areas of Penetang Harbour

Project Parameters

  • Water depth
  • Substrate texture
  • Aquatic plant distribution
  • Underwater imagery



  • Sonar data collected along sections of shoreline on north coast of Severn Sound
  • Underwater imagery taken in North Bay and from Port Severn to Oak Bay



  • Sonar data collected along north and south shores of Severn Sound
  • Underwater imagery
  • Spot ponar grab samples

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