Resource Library

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A repository of data, publications, tools, and other products from project teams, Science Collaborative program, and partners.
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Website | February 2020
Journal Article | January 2020

This article, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in 2018, synthesizes oyster restoration projects since 1964 on the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts and suggests a restoration paradigm to prioritize investment in sites that maximize economic and ecological benefits and minimize construction costs.

Data | January 2020

The collaborative research project, Re-engineering Living Shorelines for High-Energy Coastal Environments, produced four datasets as part of their assessment of liviing shoreline installations at GTM Reserve in Florida.

Website | January 2020

This webiste provides a summary of and resources related to an October 2018 workshop at the GTM NERR in northeastern Florida.

Factsheet | January 2020

This factsheet discusses the potential for gabion-breaks and other living shorelines to dissipate boat wakes and protect shorelines.

Data | November 2019
Report | October 2019

This report presents the outcomes of a community stakeholder process in which participants engaged in an expert-facilitated and community-based approach to develop sea level rise adaptation options for a low-lying road in China Camp State Park, along San Francisco Bay, CA.

Tool | September 2019

This step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to do a shoreline erosion assessment using common software.

Tool | September 2019

This collection of resources provides instructions for a user-friendly, low-cost tool to estimate wave energy. It was produced by Eric Sparks' team as part of a collaborative research project to evaluate coastal restoration designs.

Tool | September 2019

These fact sheets provide information on wetland plants that may be used for shoreline restoration projects. Each plant fact sheet includes pictures, listed environmental tolerances, informational websites, and helpful tips for planting.

Data | August 2019

Three related datasets were generated by the 2015 - 2019 collaborative research project Evaluating Living Shorelines to Inform Regulatory Decision-Making in South Carolina.

Report | August 2019

This report summarizes the results of a multi-year collaborative research project that evaluated a range of living shoreline projects in South Carolina. The results and guidance are intended to provide agency partners with the science-based information to create a regulatory pathway and develop project standards for living shorelines in South Carolina.

Tool | June 2019

This document provides a permitting overview for Florida homeowners who are interested in installing a living shoreline.

Tool | June 2019

This concise checklist provides an overview of useful information for Alabama homeowners interested in installing living shorelines.

Website | June 2019

This website houses the Rapid Assessment Protocol for assessing the physical and ecological performance of nature-based engineered shoreline structures. You can also access additional resources associated with the Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project, including demonstration site case studies along the Hudson River. 

Webinar Brief | April 2019

This document is a comprehensive post-webinar report that includes a summary of the panel discussion, records of the Q&A session and comments submitted by attendees about next steps for living shorelines, the results of audience polls administered during the webinar, an account of who attended the webinar, and a list of participants who opted to list their contact information to foster connections among living shorelines practitioners and researchers.

Journal Article | April 2019

This experimental study by Ada Bersoza Hernández and Christine Angelini informs the design of more durable wooden stabilization structures in coastal environments.

Management Brief | April 2019

This management brief, prepared by Science Collaborative Staff, is the final version of the document incorporating content from the Living Shorelines panel webinar on April 11, 2019.

Tool | April 2019

This document provides permitting guidance for Alabama homeowners who are interested in installing a living shoreline.

Tool | April 2019

This document provides permitting guidance for Mississippi homeowners who are interested in installing a living shoreline.