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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Mid-Atlantic Residents See Ocean Health as Major Economic Issue

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 - Monmouth University - Want More Government Action on Environment, Climate Change Protection WEST LONG BRANCH – Eight in 10 residents of Mid-Atlantic states believe the ocean and beaches are important to their economies, including 95% of those...

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Coastal Science

There is so much to know about living on the coast. The topic of COASTAL SCIENCE provide a great deal of information so you can continue to search on you own. This page is presented to enable people to search other links tagged with COASTAL SCIENCE

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Monmouth University – The Urban Coast Institute

Monmouth University - The Urban Coast Institute is a leader in the fields of ocean planning and coastal law and policy. We are committed to supporting the implementation of coastal and ocean management actions and policies based on the best available science at the...

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On New Jersey’s barrier islands, a needed focus on saving bayside seashores

NJ Spotlight News Article - A healthy oceanfront provides little solace for the bay sides of New Jersey’s barrier islands, where land elevation is lowest and most homes run to the water’s edge, protected from inundation by nothing more than bulkheads whose heights are...

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Final ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT NATIONAL REGIONAL SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT (RSM) PROGRAM WRDA 2016 SECTION 1122 BENEFICIAL USE PILOT PROJECT Barnegat Inlet, Ocean County, New Jersey – Beach Replenishment

The purpose of the pilot project is to maintain the Barnegat inlet Federal navigation channel while using the dredged material beneficially through strategic placement in the nearshore zone fronting the Atlantic Ocean beach of the northern portion of Long Beach...

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A Practical Manual for Remote Setting in Virginia – 2009 funded by the Virginia Fishery Resource Grant Program. Oyster set

Reclam the Bay uses this as the guide to its Remote Set Program. For Oyster and living shoreline restoration. It will be helpful for people wishing to understand how to grow spat on a substrate that can be used in an oyster reef or to use oysters as part of a living...

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New Jersey Organizing Project

New Jersey Organizing Project is a grassroots organization made up of people like you – we stand up for New Jersey’s Shore regions and South Jersey. We connect and train community members to participate in the decision-making processes that affect their daily lives....

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Climate Change 101 for New Jersey

The NJ Climate Change Resource centerClimate Change 101An Introduction to Climate Change in NJ. This provides links to 6 well written papers CLIMATE CHANGE IN NEW JERSEY: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION CLIMATE CHANGE IN NEW JERSEY: IMPACTS AND RESPONSES SEA LEVEL RISE IN NEW...

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The New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center

This is a great starting point to understand the things going on the state of NJ. The New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center was established by statute in January 2020 to “create and support the use of impartial and actionable science to advance government, public,...

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