Letter of Non-Objection to Install and Use Data Collection Sensors


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Letter of Non-Objection to Install and Use Data Collection Sensors
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Request to affix temperature sensors to rock substrate in the intertidal zone, below the ordinary high tide line but above the algae line, to study the range expansion and adaptation of the ribbed limpet.

Contact Information

Ninette Lee
Agency Name
CA State Lands Commission
Job Title
Public Land Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Site 1 – Scripps Coastal Reserve, San Diego County Site 2 – Crystal Cove, Orange County Site 3 – Paradise Cove, Los Angeles County Site 4 – Arroyo Hondo, Santa Barbara County Site 5 – Boat House, Santa Barbara County Site 6 – Hazards, San Luis Obispo County Site 7 – Cambria, San Luis Obispo County Site 8 – Point Lobos, Monterey County Site 9 – Pigeon Point State Park, San Mateo County Site 10 – Pescadero State Beach, San Mateo County Site 11 – JV Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, San Mateo County Site 12 – Pacific State Beach, San Mateo County Site 13 – Sculptured Beach, Marin County Site 14 – Bolinas Point, Marin County Site 15 – Bodega Reserve, Sonoma County Site 16 – Fort Ross, Sonoma County Site 17 – Kruse Ranch, Sonoma County Site 18 – Point Arena, Mendocino County Site 19 – Manchester State Park, Mendocino County Site 20 – Shelter Cove, Humboldt County Site 21 – Damnation Creek, Del Norte County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 6, INFORMATION COLLECTION (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 2905, subd. (e)(3))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection to temporarily place temperature sensors in the Pacific Ocean intertidal zone will only cause a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There are no unusual circumstances surrounding the project that will result in significant environmental impacts. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.


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