Jobos Bay - Photo credit: NOAA
This tool provides an overview of acoustic monitoring in aquatic ecosystems, including sources of sound, metrics for measurement, data collection and analysis, and applications for habitat assessment, stewardship, and education.
This factsheet, developed by a 2020 catalyst project, provides a brief overview of CES frameworks and categories to complement the information contained in the factsheet “Expanding and Deepening the Application of Cultural Ecosystem Services in Estuary Stewardship and Management”.
This factsheet, developed by a 2021 catalyst project, summarizes information to strengthen the conceptual foundation and meaningful application of cultural ecosystem services (CES) in the NERRS.
This guide is designed to be a resource for current and potential oyster growers that want to understand and maximize the water quality benefits of their aquaculture operations.
This decision support tool, developed as part of a 2017 collaborative research project, allows users to select different combinations of tidal range, suspended sediment, ditch density, and sea-level rise variables and visualize predicted outcomes over different time frames.
This tool provides a framework for discussing a range of criteria when evaluating locations for shellfish aquaculture.
This curriculum was developed as part of a 2018 Science Transfer project to share knowledge and lessons learned about managing conflict in collaborative science.
This guidance report from New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of State provides an overview of natural resilience measures and how they can reduce risk of flooding and erosion.
These guidance documents and videos provide field and lab protocols for preparing for, collecting and fitering water samples for use in eDNA analyses.
This advisory committee charter, developed for a National Estuarine Research Reserve project to evaluate a thin-layer placement as a strategy for marsh resilience, offers an example for engaging diverse end users in collaborative research.
These resources from a stakeholder visit to the Stariski Creek Meadows headwaters in July 2019 were developed as part of a project to improve groundwater management on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
This report discusses methods and results from a project to sythesize salt marsh monitoring from four New England NERRs from 2010 to 2018.
This geodatabase of groundwater on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, can be used as a foundation for decision-making to determine the locations of aquifers and predict groundwater discharge to streams.
This how-to guide describes how to synthesize salt marsh monitoring data from the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
This how-to guide describes how to integrate plant cover data from two common methods of estimating marsh plant cover.
This dam sediment estimation tool, developed through the Dams and Sediment in the Hudson (DaSH) project, supports dam removal planning for the Lower Hudson River valley.
This needs assessment of conservation policy stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest identified data needs and barriers for potential blue carbon project partners.
This report provides foundational science and social context to inform the development of adaptation options for a low-lying road in China Camp State Park, along San Francisco Bay, CA.
This stakeholder engagement plan outlines an approach to strengthen stakeholder networks and advance blue carbon conversations in the Kenai Lowlands, Alaska.
This summary report discusses key points from focus groups with Kachemak Bay, Alaska fishery industry businesses and stakeholders, conducted as part of a project to provide tools to promote coastal resilience.