Inventory of Gulf of Mexico ecosystem indicators using an ecological resilience framework


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
NatureServe

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program

Project Location: Multiple States

Funding Source: Transocean
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Oysters / Reefs
Corals / Coral Reefs

Project Description

Kathy Goodin and her co-investigators will evaluate ecosystem indicators collected by existing monitoring programs, assess their strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations for a set of scientifically rigorous, practical, and cost-effective indicators for five key habitats (salt marsh, mangrove, seagrass, oyster beds/reefs, and coral reefs) across the Gulf of Mexico using an ecological resilience framework.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

The University of Texas at Austin, U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Ocean Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy


Project ID: 360
Project Name: Inventory of Gulf of Mexico ecosystem indicators using an ecological resilience framework
SourceUID:
Latitude: 38.880929
Longitude: -77.117092
Country: United States of America
State or Province: LA, TX, VA
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Oysters / Reefs
Targeted Resource(s): Corals / Coral Reefs
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: NatureServe
Implementing Organization Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Point of Contact – Name: Kathleen Goodin
Point of Contact – Phone: kathy_goodin@natureserve.org
Point of Contact – Email: 703-908-1883
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: The University of Texas at Austin, U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Ocean Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy
Link: http://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/research/ecosystem-indicators
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 399955
DWH Funder: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 399955
DWH Source: Transocean
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB