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Coastwide Reference Monitoring System (CRMS) 2005, 2008, 2012, and 2016 land-water matrices

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2005
Time Period
2008
Time Period
2012
Time Period
2016

Citation

Couvillion, B.R., Beck, H.J., Dugas, J., Garber, A., and Mouton, K., 2018, Coastwide Reference Monitoring System (CRMS) 2005, 2008, 2012, and 2016 land-water matrices: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P91BNNS0.

Summary

Wetland restoration efforts conducted by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) in Louisiana rely on monitoring efforts to determine the efficacy of these efforts. The Coastwide Reference Monitoring System (CRMS) was developed to assist in a multiple-reference approach that uses aspects of hydrogeomorphic functional assessments and probabilistic sampling for monitoring. The CRMS program includes a suite of approximately 390 sites that encompass the range of hydrological and ecological conditions for each stratum. As part of CRMS, land and water classifications are created from Wetland restoration efforts conducted by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) in Louisiana [...]

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Purpose

The intended use of this data set is to provide information to aid efforts in the conservation, restoration, creation, and enhancement of Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The land-water data is used to measure the occurence, locations, and rates of land loss/land gain for 259 CRMS Sites.

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