RCAP Database | Natural Systems: NS-11

Advocate for federal and state funding for applied monitoring and climate related science:

  • identify economic and physical linkages between marine systems (e.g. reefs and mangroves) and hazard risk/damage claim reduction
  • monitor coastal and freshwater marsh vegetation tolerance to changing salinity, depth and other climate variables
  • improve data on estuarine bathymetry and use appropriate models to help identify habitats at risk
  • develop refined climate projections, hydrologic and ecological models to aid in planning
Planning Horizon: 
Short (0-5 years)
Potential Partners: 
Natural Resource Agencies
Potential Funding Sources: 
Estimated Resources Required: 
Agency staffing
Milestone Progress: 
Annual status reports

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