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Office for Coastal Management, 2024: Planning for Florida's Rising Tides - NERRS/NSC(NERRS Science Collaborative),

Item Identification

Title: Planning for Florida's Rising Tides - NERRS/NSC(NERRS Science Collaborative)
Status: Completed

The beautiful beaches, dramatic landscapes, and oceanside towns of coastal Florida shine like beacons for millions of sunbirds, snow birds, and “stayers.” As sea levels rise and extreme storms become more frequent, it is increasingly challenging for coastal communities to protect the infrastructure and habitats that are the foundation of the state’s quality of life. Planning for these challenges requires the engagement of diverse stakeholders who must balance competing needs for water resources now, and in an uncertain future.


In response, Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve and the University of Florida led a team to pilot an approach for stakeholder-driven planning that communities throughout Florida can use to prepare for sea level rise.

Supplemental Information:

Project Lead and Contact:

Tina Gordon, Guana Tolomato Matanzas NERR,

Project Type: Collaborative Research


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
None climate change
None climate resilience
None planning
None sea level rise
None storm

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Guana Tolomato Mantanzas, FL

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: None Planned
Distribution Liability:

The distributor does not assume liability.

Support Roles

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 879525
Date Effective From: 2017-10-31
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Cothran, Jeremy
Email Address:


Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 880992
W° Bound: -81.39
E° Bound: -81.15
N° Bound: 30.18
S° Bound: 29.59

Guana Tolomato Matanzas, FL NERR

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 879529
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2011-11-01
End: 2015-06-01

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Constraints:


Data Use Constraints:

Cite this dataset when used as a source: NOAA retains the right to analyze, synthesize and publish summaries of the NERRS/NSC data. The NERRS/NSC retains the right to be fully credited for having collected and process the data. Following academic courtesy standards, the NERR site where the data were collected should be contacted and fully acknowledged in any subsequent publications in which any part of the data are used. The data enclosed within this package/transmission are only as accurate as the quality assurance and quality control procedures that are described in the associated metadata reporting statement allow. The user bears all responsibility for its subsequent use/misuse in any further analyses or comparisons. The Federal government does not assume liability to the Recipient or third persons, nor will the Federal government reimburse or indemnify the Recipient for its liability due to any losses resulting in any way from the use of this data. Requested citation format: NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Science Collaborative(NSC).



CC ID: 879526
URL Type:
Online Resource

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CC ID: 879530
URL Type:
Online Resource

Project Website

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 57760
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:57760
Metadata Record Created By: Jeremy Cothran
Metadata Record Created: 2019-09-25 13:55+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-11-01
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2019-11-01
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-11-01