Coastal Knowledge Resource Gateway

This Gateway is an ever expanding one-stop resource to help you find news and information curated by RCTB about environmental, regulatory, organizational, recreational, educational and other issues pertaining to coastal areas and waterways.  Some topics need more coverage and new information is evolving. PLEASE use our simple tool to upload articles.

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Fisheries and Offshore Wind Energy: Synthesis of the Science – 042421

The Fisheries and Offshore Wind Energy: Synthesis of the Science project consists of two integrated components, a virtual workshop and a published report, which together have the overarching purpose of enhancing regional and national understanding of existing science...

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Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Development: Values and Implications for Recreation and Tourism – 042421

This report documents an effort to estimate the potential effect of offshore wind power on recreational beach use on the East Coast of the United States. This project was funded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which considers such effects when...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New Jersey Back Bays (NJBB) Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Interim Feasibility Study and Environmental Scoping Document – 042421

March 2019 - This presents a preliminary focused array of alternative plans that reduces risk to human life and flooding risk from coastal storms in the NJBB Region.

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Public Participation Road Map for Commercial Offshore Wind Development in Federal Waters – 042421

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”) works to identify potential areas for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (“OCS”) based on extensive public input (the OCS is all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters that are under...

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The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA) – 042421

The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA), founded in 2019, is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance regional research and monitoring of fisheries and offshore wind interactions through collaboration and cooperation. ROSA’s objective is to be a trusted...

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Gather ‘Round and Talk Some Tempests; One Wind Farm Could Tell a Mighty Tale The Fish Story March 04, 2021 By JAY MANN

Article that provides some perspective on the March '62 Storm, Super Storm Sandy and the Perfect Storm. It identifies the relationship between warmer sea water and more severe storms both earlier and later in the year. Further, it refers to wind energy as a trade off...

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Project WET – Water Education Today

Advancing water education to understand global challenges and inspire local solutions. We envision a world in which action-oriented education enables everyone to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future. RCTB Comment - wonderful teaching aids.

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