General Information
  • Forecasting Coastal Water Levels in Virginia, Rivers & Coast, 2018 (pdf)
  • Adapt Virginia: A New Web Portal about Climate Change Adaptations (, Rivers & Coasts, 2017 (pdf)
  • Current Initiatives to Better Understand, Monitor and Predict Climate-Related Changes. Bilkovic, D. M. and M. Mitchell. 2016 Virginia Coastal Partners Workshop. (pdf)
  • Sea-Level Rise & Virginia's Coastal Wetlands, Rivers & Coasts, 2016 (pdf)
  • Recurrent Flooding Study for Tidewater Virginia. Mitchell, M., C. Hershner, J. Herman, D. Schatt, E. Eggington and S. Stiles. 2013. Virginia Senate Document No.3. Richmond, Virginia. Report. (pdf)
  • Recurrent Flooding Study, Rivers & Coasts, 2012 (pdf)
Scientific Products
  • Smith, E.A., Sweet, W., Mitchell, M., Domingues, R., Weaver, C., Baringer, M., Goni, G.J., Haines, J., Loftis, J.D., Boon, J. and Malmquist, D., 2019. Treading water: Tools to help US coastal communities plan for sea level rise impacts. Frontiers in Marine Science6, p.300. (link)
  • Tully, K., Gedan, K., Epanchin-Niell, R., Strong, A., Bernhardt, E.S., BenDor, T., Mitchell, M., Kominoski, J., Jordan, T.E., Neubauer, S.C. and Weston, N.B., 2019. The Invisible Flood: The Chemistry, Ecology, and Social Implications of Coastal Saltwater Intrusion. BioScience69(5), pp.368-378. (link)
  • Mitchell M, Bilkovic DM. Embracing Dynamic Design for Climate-Resilient Living Shorelines. J Appl Ecol. 2019;00:1–7. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13371 (link)
  • Boon, J. D., M. Mitchell, D. K. Loftis, and D. L. Malmquist (2018), Anthropocene Sea Level Change: A History of Recent Trends Observed in the U.S. East, Gulf and West Coast Regions, in Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SRAMSOE) No. 467, edited, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA. (link)
  • Mitchell, M., J. Herman, D. Bilkovic, C. Hershner. 2017. Marsh persistence under sea level rise is controlled by multiple, geologically variable stressors. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 3(10). (link)
  • Behr, J.G., R. Diaz, M. Mitchell. Jan 2016. Building Resiliency in Response to Sea Level Rise and Recurrent Flooding: Comprehensive Planning in Hampton Roads. The Virginia News Letter 92 (1): 1-6. (pdf)
  • Boon, J.D. and Mitchell, M. 2016. Reply to: Houston, J.R., 2016. Discussion of: Boon, J.D. and Mitchell, M., 2015. Nonlinear Change in Sea Level Observed at North American Tide Stations. Journal of Coastal Research, 31(6), 1295–1305. Journal of Coastal Research, 32(4), 983–987. Journal of Coastal Research In-Press. (link)
  • Boon, J. and M. Mitchell. 2015. Nonlinear change in sea level observed at North American tide stations. Journal of Coastal Research, 31(6), 1295–1305. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208. (link)
  • Mitchell, M, W. Stiles, Jr., and T. Hartley. 2014. "Sea Level Rise: A Relentless Reality That Virginia Must Continue to Plan Carefully For," The Virginia News Letter (published by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia), August 2014. (link)
  • Mitchell, M., J. Herman, and C. Hershner. 2013. Changing Tides, Changing Times in Essex County. Essex Countryside Alliance Magazine. Pg. 42-49. Re-printed in the Rappahannock Times, Jan 29, 2014. (pdf)
  • Stiles, W., M. Mitchell, T. Hartley. 2013. The Policy Climate for Climate Change in Virginia: Overview of adaptation policy, planning and implementation landscape. Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal. 5(2):1-14. (pdf)
  • Hershner, C. and M. Mitchell. 2013. Rising Tides, Sinking Coast: How Virginia’s coastal communities can adapt to surging sea levels. Virginia Issues & Answers. Winter 2012-2013: 22-27. (pdf)
  • Bilkovic, D., M. Roggero Mitchell, K. Havens, C. Hershner. 2012. Transitional Wetland Faunal Community Characterization and Response to Precipitation-Driven Salinity Fluctuations. Wetlands 32(3): 425-437. ISSN 0277-5212  DOI:10.1007/s13157-012-0276-x. (link)
  • Najjar, R.G., Pyke, C.R., Adams, M.B., Breitburg, D., Hershner, C., Kemp, M., Howarth, R., Mulholland, M.R., Paolisso, M., Secor, D. and Sellner, K., 2010. Potential climate-change impacts on the Chesapeake Bay. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 86(1), pp.1-20. (link)
  • Titus, J.G., Hudgens, D.E., Trescott, D.L., Craghan, M., Nuckols, W.H., Hershner, C.H., Kassakian, J.M., Linn, C.J., Merritt, P.G., McCue, T.M. and O’Connell, J.F., 2009. State and local governments plan for development of most land vulnerable to rising sea level along the US Atlantic coast. Environmental Research Letters, 4(4), p.044008. (link)
  • Hershner, C. and K. Havens. 2008. Managing Invasive Aquatic Plants in a Changing System: Strategic Consideration of Ecosystem Services. Conservation Biology 22 (3), 544–550. (pdf)