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Project application/x-troff-ms Designing Sustainable Coastal Landscapes in the Face of Sea-level Rise and Storms
Under a cooperative agreement funded by the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Mitigation Fund, Designing Sustainable Coastal Landscapes in the Face of Sea-level Rise and Storms, will add needed coastally relevant information to the Designing Sustainable Landscapes project for the North Atlantic region.
Located in Topics / Marsh Resiliency / Projects
Study investigates interbreeding among threatened coastal birds
Researchers from the North Atlantic LCC funded Salt Marsh Habitat & Avian Research Program have published a study on hybridization among coastal birds that are considered high priorities for conservation.
Located in News & Events
Project Decision Support Framework for Sea-level Rise Impacts
One of the principal impacts of sea-level rise will be the loss of land in coastal areas through erosion and submergence of the coastal landscape. However, changes vary across space and time and are difficult to predict because landforms such as beaches, barriers, and marshes can respond to sea level rise in complicated, dynamic ways. This project developed decision support models to address critical management decisions at regional and local scales, considering both dynamic and simple inundation responses to sea-level rise.
Located in Projects / North Atlantic Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Science Projects / Decision support framework for sea-level rise impacts
Project Identifying Resilient Sites for Coastal Conservation
Sea levels are expected to rise by one to six feet over the next century, and coastal sites vary markedly in their ability to accommodate such inundation. In response to this threat, scientists from The Nature Conservancy evaluated 10,736 sites in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic for the size, configuration and adequacy of their migration space, and for the natural processes necessary to support the migration of coastal habitats in response to sea-level rise.
Located in Projects / North Atlantic Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Science Projects / TNCCoastal_Resilient Sites
Project Salt marsh modeling coupled with hydrodynamic modeling
Combining marsh equilibrium modeling approach with a hydrodynamic modeling approach, this coupled model forecasts the evolution of marsh landscapes under different sea-level rise scenarios, with or without marsh restoration and storm surge factored in, to inform future management decisions with regard to system dynamics.
Located in Topics / Marsh Resiliency / Projects
Project Troff document Atlantic and Gulf Coast Resiliency Project
Coastal change is a shared challenge along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States, yet there are vast differences in the tools and information available in these regions. This project coordinated, synthesized, and delivered coastal resilience information, activities and lessons learned across the coastal portion of the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) network.
Located in Projects / Multi-Ecosystem Projects
File Slides-Feb/March Coastal and Marine Technical Team call
Powerpoint presentation to be given on webinar on Feb 27 2015.
Located in Teams / Coastal and Marine Technical Team / Files for Feb/March 2015 Coastal and Marine Technical Committee Call
File Troff document Developing regional landscape layers in tidal marshes of the northeast
Mo Correll (University of Maine/SHARP)
Located in Topics / / Presentation files / Mapping and Spatial Data (also Intro. slides)
File Pascal source code Introductory Slides - Goals of Workshop
Introductory Slides - Goals and Specific Objectives of Hurricane Sandy Marsh Resiliency Workshop
Located in Topics / / Presentation files / Mapping and Spatial Data (also Intro. slides)
File Octet Stream Tidal Marsh Resiliency Coordination Workshop II Agenda
Agenda for Workshop II
Located in Topics / / Workshops / Workshop II December 10 2015