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Contact: Sue Nichols
Michigan State University

Estuary Assessment -- Composite Stressor Index

Caption: These are the scores for the composite stressor index; map shows scores for individual estuaries, while pie charts represent the percentage of total estuarine area for each subregion falling within each of five index categories (very low to very high based on index quintiles). In the center bar chart, dark gray vertical bars represent the mean of the individual estuary composite stressor index scores within each subregion.

Credit: Michigan State University

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