Keeping An Eye on the Tides

Coastal Resiliency

As a business organization, we look beyond an environmentalist perspective and provide information that helps businesses and investors use resources to understand the potential impact of coastal changes. This page provides the most up to date information on regional projects and impact. Explore the online tools below for DEP information, tidal tracking, surveys, and reports.

Coastal Resiliency

Coastal Flooding

Back Bay Report

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the NJ Dept. of Environment Protection announced the release of an Interim Report for the NJ Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study.

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Stafford Township Floodplain Management

Flood information and floodplain management for Stafford Township.

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Live Cameras

Monitor the weather in Long Beach Township by viewing our cameras with a live feed.

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A Coastal Zone Soil Survey

This survey focuses on the soil survey maps and data in the coastal zone including dunes, marshes, beaches, anthropogenic coastal areas and shallow-subtidal subaqueous soils.

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Stevens Flood Advisory System

Explore the Stevens Institute of Technology Flood Advisor System.

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The Nature Conservancy’s Restoration Explorer

This app uses GIS and other types of remote sensing to create a mapping platform to present locations and the types of living shorelines appropriate.

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NJ Sea Grant Consortium Dune Manual

The Dune Manual answers a variety of questions from experts in the field and links to more resources.

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Building Ecological Solutions to Coastal Community Hazards

The Dune Manual answers a variety of questions from experts in the field and links to more resources.

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Project Planning Tools

Restoration Explorer

A high-level screening tool that can help you decide what type of living shoreline technique may be appropriate for a given stretch of shoreline.

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Living Shoreline Engineering Guidelines

Presented by the Stevens Institute of Technology, this guide provides planners and engineers.

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Procurement Guide for Nature-based Solutions

This contains sample RFP language to help communities contract expert input for implementing living shoreline projects

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Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Highway Resilience

A white paper from the Federal Highway Administration with case studies and literature on design performance of nature-based solutions.

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Understanding How Prepared Your Business Is

A Mid Atlantic Business Self-Assessment available for download

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NJDEP Shoreline Projects

NJ DEP Official Shoreline Site

Read the definition of a living shoreline and how these are created.

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NJ Flood Mapper

This interactive mapping website was created to provide a user-friendly visualization that will help communities who need to make decisions concerning flooding hazards.

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Getting to Resilience

 

Plan for your community’s future in the face of climate change.

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Shorelines Overview Site

The site shows the detailed design data on these projects including drawings, plans and photos.

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NJDEP Mapping

Navigate around 25 living shoreline projects with NJDEP details.

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NJ Living Shoreline projects

The Nature Conservancy NJ chapter’s website with links to webinars.

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US Army Corps of Engineers

The Backdrop for all work post-Sandy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases report on coastal storm and flood risk in the North Atlantic region.

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NACCS Overview Video

5-minute video sets the stage.

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NACCS Main Report

North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study from 2015.

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Video Sessions

Explore links to video sessions – the Toms River sessions include the slide presentation that is very helpful.

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NJ Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

This is a synopsis of the New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study.

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Philadelphia District Current projects

This identifies the work of the Philadelphia District’s current projects, not future ones.

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NNBF Projects

NNBF. Projects in the NJBB CSRM Feasibility Studies

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Restoration Activities

Restoration activities in the Barnegat Bay from 2016

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