Resilient Coastal Communities
Assessed role of coastal ecosystems in reducing risk from coastal hazards along Caribbean coast of Colombia. Partners: TNC and Fulbright Nexus Program.
Assessed risk from coastal hazards along the entire coast of The Bahamas and identify locations where corals, mangroves, and seagrasses have the greatest potential to reduce risk to coastal communities. Partners: Government of The Bahamas, IDB.
Modeled coastal protection, recreation, and fisheries benefits provided by coastal habitats to inform decisions about grey and green infrastructure in Dow Chemical's facility. Partner: The Nature Conservancy
Worked to prioritize conservation and restoration activities in Escambia and Pensacola Counties to achieve multiple watershed and coastal objectives, including reduction in erosion and flooding, nitrogen and phosphorous retention, nature-based recreation, and near-shore fisheries. Partner: The Nature Conservancy.
Incorporating natural capital in climate adaptation planning in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, and Marin Counties. Developed California coastline viewer tool to explore coastal habitat, sea-level rise, and nature-based solutions: http://marineapps.naturalcapitalproject.org/california/index.html Partner: Center for Ocean Solutions.