Publications resulting from this research are listed by topic and chronologically beginning with the most recent.  Please feel free to [[CCRMinfo, contact us]] for pdf copies of any of the following publications not directly linked to below.

Shoreline & Wetlands – Law and Policy
Shoreline Decisions
  • Guthrie, A., Stafford, S.L., Scheld, A.M., Nunez, K. and Bilkovic, D.M., 2023. Property owner shoreline modification decisions vary based on their perceptions of shoreline change and interests in ecological benefits. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10.
  • Rawat, P., Yusuf, J.E.W. and Covi, M. 2021. Cognitive bias in decision making about development permits for living shorelines: The case of wetlands boards in Virginia localities. Ecological Engineering, 173, p.106423.  
  • Stafford, S.L., 2020. Encouraging Living Shorelines over Shoreline Armoring: Insights from Property Owners Choices in the Chesapeake Bay. Coastal Management, pp.1-18.
  • Stafford, S. and Guthrie, A.G., 2020. What Drives Property Owners to Modify Their Shorelines? A Case Study of Gloucester County, Virginia. Wetlands 40, 1739–1750. (link)
  • Hauer, M.E., Fussell, E., Mueller, V. et al. 2020. Sea-level rise and human migration. Nat Rev Earth Environ 1, 28–39. 
Shorelines & Marshes
  • Levine, A.J., Turrietta, E.M., Bilkovic, D.M. and Chambers, R.M., 2022. Demographic and Trophic Analysis of Adult Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) from Living Shoreline and Natural Tidal Marshes in the Chesapeake Bay. Northeastern Naturalist, 29(2), pp.207-228.
  • Guthrie, A.G.,Bilkovic, D.M., Mitchell, M., Chambers, R., Thompson, J.S. and Isdell, R.E., 2022 Ecological equivalency of living shorelines and natural marshes for fish and crustacean communities. Ecological Engineering, 176, p.106511.
  • Isdell, R. E., D.M. Bilkovic, A. Guthrie, M.M. Mitchell, R. Chambers, M. Leu, and C. Hershner. 2021. Living Shorelines Achieve Functional Equivalence to Natural Fringe Marshes across Multiple Ecological Metrics. PeerJ 9:e11815. (link)
  • Nunez, K., Zhang, Y., Bilkovic, D.M., and C. Hershner(2021. Coastal setting determines tidal marsh sustainability with accelerating sea-level rise. Ocean & Coastal Management, 214, 105898.
  • Bilkovic, D.M., R.E. Isdell, D. Stanhope, K.T. Angstadt, K.J. Havens, R.M. Chambers. 2021. Nursery habitat use by juvenile blue crabs in created and natural fringing marshes. Ecological Engineering 170:106333.
  • Bilkovic, D.M., R. Isdell, A. Guthrie, M. Mitchell. 2021. Ribbed mussel Geukensia demissa population response to living shoreline design and ecosystem development. Ecosphere 12:e03402 (link)
  • Van Dongen, C.M., Rakes, L.M., Moriarty, J.W., Mason, S. and Leu, M., 2021. First Record of Panoquina panoquin (Salt Marsh Skipper) Ovipositing on Spartina alterniflora (Smooth Cordgrass). Southeastern Naturalist, 20(1), p.N19.
  • Chambers, R, Gorsky, A., Isdell, R., Mitchell, M., Bilkovic, D.M. 2021. Nutrient Accumulation in Living Shoreline and Natural Fringing Marshes. Ocean & Coastal Management, 199, p.105401.
  • Nunez, K., Zhang, Y., Herman, J., Reay, W. and Hershner, C. 2020. A multi-scale approach for simulating tidal marsh evolution. Ocean Dynamics.  (link)
  • Isdell, R.E., D.M. Bilkovic, C.H. Hershner. 2020. Large projected population loss of a salt marsh bivalve (Geukensia demissa) from sea level rise. Wetlands, pp.1-10. (link)
  • Mitchell, M., Herman, J. and Hershner, C., 2020. Evolution of tidal marsh distribution under accelerating sea level rise. Wetlands, 40(6), pp.1789-1800. (link)
  • Mitchell, M., D.M. Bilkovic. 2019. Embracing dynamic design for climate-resilient living shorelines. Journal of Applied Ecology 56 (5):1099-1105. (link)
  • Morris, R., Bilkovic, D.M., Boswell, M., Bushek, D. Cebrian, J., Goff, J., Kibler, K., La Peyre, M.K., McClenachan, G., Moody, J., Sacks, P., Shinn, J., Sparks, E., Temple, N., Walters, L., Webb, B., Swearer, S. 2019. The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over-engineering for an ecosystem engineer?  Journal of Applied Ecology 56(70):1703-1711. (link)
  • Isdell, R.E., Bilkovic, D.M. and Hershner, C., 2018. Shorescape‐level factors drive distribution and condition of a salt marsh facilitator (Geukensia Demissa). Ecosphere, 9(10), p.e02449. (link)
  • Boon, J. D., Mitchell, M., Loftis, J. D., & Malmquist, D. M. 2018. Anthropocene Sea Level Change: A History of Recent Trends Observed in the U.S. East, Gulf, and West Coast Regions. Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SRAMSOE) No. 467. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. (link)
  • Mitchell, M., J. Herman, D.M.Bilkovic, and C. Hershner. 2017. Marsh persistence under sea-level rise is controlled by multiple, geologically variable stressors.  Ecosystem Health and Sustainability: 1-16. (link)