Directed Research

NERRS Stewardhip Directed Research Includes:

  1. Water Quality
  2. Assessing Temporal Change in Reserve Boundaries and Watershed
  3. Generating Data to Evaluate Success of Restoration Projects
  4. Determining Impacts of Episodic Storm Events and Climate Change
  5. Increasing Understanding of Ecological Services Provided by Natural Shoreline Habitats


  1. Habitat Mapping and Change Initiative
  2. Restoration/Reference Site Project
  3. Ecosystem Based Monitoring and Development of Sentinel Sites