Coastal Habitats

Updated February 2023


  • Tidal marsh restoration (ecological lift versus economics, analysis of existing restoration))
  • Economic value of salt marshes via wave attenuation during storm surge
  • Environmental and biological data related to health and/or status of Georgia’s river drainage systems. Specific needs related to habitat requirements during early life stages of marine organisms
  • Reach of tide in major riverine systems
  • SLAMM data enhancements (bathymetry, salinity, elevation, etc.)
  • Geospatial information for assessing priority species impacts
  • Saltmarsh, freshwater marsh and oyster reefs for carbon sequestration.
  • Prioritization of hydrologic restrictions in the 11-county coastal zone.