Aquatic Habitat

Measures related to ecological opportunities to address flood risk

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Aquatic Habitat

DESCRIPTION:
Aquatic habitat strategies enhance or restore existing habitat types along the shoreline or in the water, either using prefabricated elements or replanting of desired vegetation. Measures considered include tide pool units, shellfish reefs, eelgrass restoration, and floating wetlands.




WATER LEVEL RANGE:
DESIGN LIFE:
IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Intertidal to subtidalN/AMinor Intervention



SHORELINE LOCATION: VariesADAPTABILITY:CONSTRUCTION COST:
LowTBD














COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Aquatic Habitat:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Aquatic Habitat.


Tide Pool UnitsNearshore Reefs


Eelgrass RestorationFloating Wetlands



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


Measures related to ecological opportunities to address flood risk

Looking for more? Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


Aquatic Habitat

DESCRIPTION:
Aquatic habitat strategies enhance or restore existing habitat types along the shoreline or in the water, either using prefabricated elements or replanting of desired vegetation. Measures considered include tide pool units, shellfish reefs, eelgrass restoration, and floating wetlands.




WATER LEVEL RANGE:
DESIGN LIFE:
IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Intertidal to subtidalN/AMinor Intervention



SHORELINE LOCATION: VariesADAPTABILITY:CONSTRUCTION COST:
LowTBD














COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Aquatic Habitat:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Aquatic Habitat.


Tide Pool UnitsNearshore Reefs


Eelgrass RestorationFloating Wetlands



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


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