ACE Basin/NERR Studies

Long-Term (Sentinel) Monitoring Sites

Long Term Monitoring SitesIn accordance with national guidelines developed by the NERR System, the ACE Basin Reserve has developed long-term monitoring sites on Big Bay Creek (saltwater) and Jehossee Island (brackish water) to study the impacts of sea level and weather pattern changes on coastal habitats. In addition to SWMP stations and detailed elevation and vegetation mapping at each site, the infrastructure includes: