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Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Restoration Assessments


An experienced team of wetland ecologists, geographers, and software engineers used a geodesign process to develop and host a web-based geospatial application that will support the identification and restoration of potential coastal wetlands (i.e., areas that could be restored to coastal wetlands if hydrologically connected to the Great Lakes) along the U.S. coast of the Great Lakes. Techniques, data types, and analysis approaches used in the recent Western Lake Erie Restoration Assessment (WLERA) model are being extended to include other priority coastal areas of the Great Lakes. The first phase of the work produced three restoration assessments for the pilot area identified by the LCC Coastal Working Group (U.S. coast from roughly [...]

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