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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Journal Article | July 2020

This article, which appeared in Journal of Coastal Research in 2020, discusses the creation and field performance testing of a low-cost do-it-yourself (DIY) wave gauge.

Project Overview | May 2020

This project overview describes a 2018 Catalyst project where Rookery Bay Reserve staff and University of South Florida researchers are partnered to update and create maps of mangrove habitat to measure changes over time. 

Multimedia | February 2020

This story map explains mangrove habitat change at the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve from 2010-2018, illustrating mangrove damage and recovery from Hurricane Irma.

Data | November 2019
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.

Factsheet | September 2019

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

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.

Webinar Summary | 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.

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.

Tool | April 2019

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

Website | January 2019

This website was developed by a 2017 Science Transfer project team to provide stakeholders along the Mississippi-Alabama coast with up-to-date data on how human wastewater affects water quality and tangible recommendations for improving it. 

Tool | January 2019

This "edutainment" packet, developed by a 2016 Science Transfer team, is an outreach tool that describes threats to water quality along the Mississippi-Alabama coastline and helps end users understand how they can they can take actionable steps to improve local water quality.

Multimedia | December 2018

This video gives an overview of the 2011 Collaborative Research project, "Balancing Freshwater Needs in a Changing Environment."

Multimedia | December 2018

This video discusses a 2011 Collaborative Research project that worked to develop science-based, stakeholder-informed recommendations to support freshwater inflows to maintain healthy estuaries on Texas' central coast.

Tool | December 2018

This draft document describes the blue crab population model developed by a 2011 Collaborative Research project team at Mission-Aransas NERR.

Project Overview | December 2018

This project overview describes a 2011 Collaborative Research project the developed science-based, stakeholder-informed recommendations for freshwater management along Texas' central coast.

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