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Submissions from 2018

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Implementing Sustainable Shoreline Management in Virginia: Assessing the Need for an Enforceable Policy, Marcia Berman, Pamela Mason, Karinna Nunez, and Christine Tombleson

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Anthropocene Sea Level Change: A History of Recent Trends Observed in the U.S. East, Gulf, and West Coast Regions, John D. Boon, Molly Mitchell, Jon Derek Loftis, and David M. Malmquist

Submissions from 2017

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Review of boat wake wave impacts on shoreline erosion and potential solutions for the Chesapeake Bay, Donna M. Bilkovic, Molly Mitchell, Jenny Davis, Elizabeth Andrews, Angela King, Pam Mason, Julie Herman, Navid Tahvildari, and Jana Davis

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Living Shoreline Design Guidelines for Shore Protection in Virginia’s Estuarine Environments, C. Scott Hardaway Jr, Donna Milligan, Christine Wilcox, and Karen Duhring

Submissions from 2016

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Ecological and Economic Effects of Derelict Fishing Gear in the Chesapeake Bay 2015/2016 Final Assessment Report, Donna Marie Bilkovic, H. Ward Slacum Jr., Kirk J. Havens, Danielle Zaveta, Christopher F.G. Jeffrey, Andrew M. Scheld, David Stanhope, Kory Angstadt, and John D. Evans

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Sea-Level Rise & Virginia's Coastal Wetlands, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Gloucester County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon A. Killeen

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Prince George County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr, Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon A. Killeen

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Assessing Ecological and Economic Effects of Derelict Fishing Gear: a Guiding Framework, Christopher F.G. Jeffrey, Kirk J. Havens, H. Ward Slacum Jr., Donna Marie Bilkovic, Danielle Zaveta, Andrew M. Scheld, Sean Willard, and John D. Evans

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Native Plants for Southeast Virginia including Hampton Roads Region, Virginia Institute of Marine Science – Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program - Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and Partner Organizations

Submissions from 2015

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Stafford County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon Kileen

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Fairfax County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr, Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon Killeen

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Charles City County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon A. Killeen

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James City County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon A. Killeen

Submissions from 2014

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Biofiltration potential of ribbed mussel populations, Donna Marie Bilkovic and Molly Mitchell

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Composition, distribution, and dynamics of intertidal epibiota on coastal defense structures, Donna Marie Bilkovic and Molly Mitchell

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Johns Point Landing Living Shoreline – Ecological Monitoring : Final Report to Gloucester County, Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly Mitchell, and Robert Isdell

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Virginia Accomplishments Since the 2008 Climate Action Plan Release, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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York County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon Killeen

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City of Suffolk Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon A. Killeen

Submissions from 2013

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Development of a Coastal Resources Certificate Program for Marine Contractors & Consultants, Karen A. Duhring and Julie Bradshaw

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Lynnhaven River Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Mary C. Cox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon Killeen

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Westmoreland County Shoreline Management Plan, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Christine A. Wilcox, Mary C. Cox, Marcia Berman, Tamia Rudnicky, Karinna Nunez, and Sharon Killeen

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Recurrent flooding study for Tidewater Virginia, Molly Mitchell; Carl H. Herschner; Julie D. Herman; Daniel E. Schatt; Emily Eggington; and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Submissions from 2012

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Diamondback Terrapin Bycatch Reduction Strategies for Commercial and Recreational Blue Crab Fisheries, Donna M. Bilkovic, Randy Chambers, Matthias Leu, Kirk J. Havens, and Timothy Russell

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Regulatory Fidelity to Guidance in Virginia’s Tidal Wetlands Program, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Submissions from 2011

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Strengthening Virginia’s Wetlands Management Programs, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Molly Mitchell; Marcia Berman; Harry Berquist; Julie Bradshaw; Karen Duhring; Sharon Killeen; and Carl Hershner

Comprehensive Wetland Program Plan Commonwealth of Virginia 2011 -2015, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Submissions from 2010

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2010, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Estuarine Blue Infrastructure: Final Priority Conservation Areas for Chesapeake Bay and its Tidal Tributaries and Back Bay – Version 2.0 (Revised 09/2010), Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Estuarine Blue Infrastructure: Priority Conservation Areas for the Seaside of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Shoreline Situation Reports and their Application for Tidal Wetland Management – A Demonstration Project in Westmoreland County, Virginia, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Study of Tidal Shoreline Management in Virginia: Recommendations for living shorelines and tidal resources sustainability, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Living Shoreline Design Guidelines for Shore Protection in Virginia’s Estuarine Environments, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna Milligan, and Karen A. Duhring

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Estuarine Suspended Sediment Loads and Sediment Budgets in Tributaries of Chesapeake Bay Phase 1: York, Patuxent, and Potomac Rivers, Julie Herman and Carl Friedrichs

Submissions from 2009

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The effects of sea level rise on tidal wetlands in the Lynnhaven River Watershed, Marcia Berman; Harry Berquist; and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Atlantic Sturgeon Spawning Habitat on the James River, Virginia, Donna M. Bilkovic, Kory Angstadt, and David Stanhope

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Vulnerability of shallow tidal water habitats in Virginia to climate change, Donna Marie Bilkovic; Carl H. Herschner; Tamia Rudnicky; Karinna Nunez; Daniel E. Schatt; Sharon Kileen; Marcia Berman; and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2009, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Tidal Sediment Yield Estimate Methodology in Virginia for the Chesapeake Bay Program Water Quality Model, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, and Julie D. Herman

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York River Water Budget, Carl H. Herschner; Molly Roggero; Donna Marie Bilkovic; Julie D. Herman; and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Sand Dunes and Beaches in Virginia: Science and Management, Pamela Mason

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Climate Change Impacts in Virginia: Status of Natural Resource Data Records as Tools to Assess Continuing Trends, Tamia Rudnicky, Marcia Berman, Roger Mann, and Carl Hershner

Submissions from 2008

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Erosion Vulnerability Assessment (EVA) and Planning Tool, Marcia Berman, Julie Herman, Karinna Nunez, and Daniel Schatt

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The Living Shoreline Suitability Model Worcester County, Maryland, Marcia Berman and Tamia Rudnicky

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Economic Implications of Alternative Management Strategies for Virginia Oysters and Clams, Darrell Bosch, Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Anna Harris, Jaren C. Pope, Kurt Stephenson, and Pamela Mason

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Shellfish Aquaculture Suitability Within Baylor Grounds of the Lower Rappahannock River, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Tidal Wetlands Guidelines, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Occohannock Creek Shoreline Erosion Assessment and Living Shoreline Options Report, C. Scott Hardaway, Donna Milligan, Kevin O'Brien, Christine Wilcox, Shoreline Studies Program, Marcia Berman, Sharon Killeen, Tami Rudnicky, and Center for Coastal Resources Management

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Identification of management strategies for promoting aquaculture in Virginia, Pamela Mason and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Submissions from 2007

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Coastal Maritime Forests in Virginia – Delineation and Distribution, Marcia Berman and Harry Berquist

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Shallow Water Fish Communities and Coastal Development Stressors in the Lynnhaven River, Donna M. Bilkovic, David Stanhope, and Kory Angstadt

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2007, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Development of a Nontidal Wetland Inventory and Monitoring Strategy for Virginia – Completion of Phase II (Coastal Plain and Piedmont Physiographic Provinces), Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Integrated Guidance for Tidal Shorelines, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Refinement and Validation of a Multi-Level Assessment Method for Mid-Atlantic Tidal Wetlands (EPA #CD-973494-01), Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Shellfish Aquaculture Vulnerability Model, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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The Stability of Living Shorelines - An Evaluation, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Marcia Berman; Harry Berquist; Julie D. Herman; and Karinna Nunez

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Tidal Flushing Characteristics in Virginia’s Tidal Embayments, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Julie Herman; Jian Shen; and Jie Huang

Submissions from 2006

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Integration of Ecological and Socioeconomic Indicators for Estuaries and Watersheds of the Atlantic Slope, Atlantic Slope Consortium

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Ecosystem Approaches to Aquatic Health Assessment: Linking Subtidal Habitat Quality, Shoreline Condition and Estuarine Fish Communities, Donna M. Bilkovic, Carl Hershner, and Kory Angstadt

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2006, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Rappahannock County Riparian Buffer Study, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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A survey of the effectiveness of existing marsh toe protection structures in Virginia, Karen A. Duhring, Thomas A. Barnard, Center for Coastal Resources Managment, C. Scott Hardaway, and Shoreline Studies Program

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Derelict Blue Crab Trap Impacts on Marine Fisheries in the Lower York River, Virginia, Kirk J. Havens; Donna Marie Bilkovic; David Stanhope; Kory Angstadt; Carl Hershner; and Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Intermediate development of a forested headwater wetland HGM model for wetlands management in Virginia, Kirk J. Havens, David O'Brien, David Stanhope, Kory Angstadt, Daniel Schatt, Donna M. Bilkovic, and Carl Hershner

Submissions from 2005

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2005, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Development of a Nontidal Inventory and Monitoring Strategy for Virginia – Phase I: Level I Statewide Inventory and Level II Coastal Plain assessment., Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Interagency Shoreline Management Consensus Document, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Shoreline Evolution Chesapeake Bay and Piankatank River Shorelines Mathews County, VA, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, Christine A. Wilcox, and George R. Thomas

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Shoreline Evolution Chesapeake Bay Shoreline City of Norfolk, VA, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, Christine A. Wilcox, George R. Thomas, and Travis R. Comer

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A Study of Dissolved Oxygen Impairment, North Branch of Onancock Creek, Accomack County, Virginia, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Submissions from 2004

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2004, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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City of Norfolk Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Christine Wilcox

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Northampton County Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Christine Wilcox

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Lancaster County Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Christine Wilcox

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Accomack County Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr, Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Christine A. Wilcox

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Shoreline Evolution Chesapeake Bay Shoreline Northampton County, VA, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, Christine Wilcox, George R. Thomas, and Travis R. Comer

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Draft Woody Depression Wetland HGM Model for the Coastal Plain of Virginia, Kirk J. Havens, David O'Brien, David Stanhope, Kory Angstadt, Tamia Rudnicky, Dan Schatt, Gene M. Silberhorn, and Carl Hershner

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Improving Siting and Construction : Criteria for Oyster Reef Restoration, Helen Woods, William J. Hargis Jr., Carl H. Hershner, and Pam Mason

Submissions from 2003

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2003, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Assessing the Decision-making Process in Wetlands Resources Management in Virginia, Ratana Chuenpagdee, Kirk J. Havens, Thomas A. Barnard, and Patty Richards

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Integrated Coastal Management & Sustainable Aquaculture Development in the Adriatic Sea, Republic of Croatia, Anamarija Frankic

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City of Hampton Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Sharon A. Killeen

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Mathews County Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Sharon A. Killeen

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Northumberland County Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Sharon A. Killeen

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City of Virginia Beach Dune Inventory, C. Scott Hardaway Jr, Donna A. Milligan, Lyle M. Varnell, George R. Thomas, Walter L. Priest, Linda M. Meneghini, Thomas A. Barnard, and Sharon A. Killeen

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Initiating the Development of a Draft Woody Depressional Wetland HGM Model for the Coastal Plain of Virginia., Kirk J. Havens, David O'Brein, David Stanhope, Rebecca Thomas, and Gene Silberhorn

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Categorization of shellfish TMDL sites Final Report, Julie D. Herman, Carl Hershner, and Howard Kator

Submissions from 2002

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Marina site suitablity tool : final project report, Marcia Berman, Kirk J. Havens, Tamia Rudnicky, and Thomas A. Barnard

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Center for Coastal Resources Management Annual Report 2002, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Status and Trends of Phragmites australis invasion within constructed wetlands in Virginia, Kirk J. Havens, Harry Berquist, Walter I. Priest III, James E. Perry, John Anderson, and Libby Norris

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Virginia’s Coastal Program: Strategic Mapping of Management Goals, Jennifer Newton, Pamela A. Mason, and Carl Hershner

Submissions from 2001

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Phragmites australis: Ecology and Management in Virginia, Kirk J. Havens

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A Draft Regional Guidebook for Applying the Hydrogeomorphic Approach to Wet Hardwood Flats on Mineral Soils in the Coastal Plain of Virginia, Kirk J. Havens, Cary Coppock, Rebecca Arenson, David Stanhope, and Gene M. Silberhorn

Submissions from 2000

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Answering local wetlands boards needs regarding guidance in investigating wetlands violations : final report to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Wetlands Protection State Development Project Period July 1, 1998-June 30, 2000, Kirk J. Havens and Bartlett N. Theberge

Submissions from 1999

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Shoreline Management Plan with Habitat Enhancement for Town of Saxis, Virginia, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Donna Milligan, George R. Thomas, Rebecca C.H. Brindley, Lyle M. Varnell, Walter L. Priest, and Sharon Dewing

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Increasing the probability of success in restored forested wetlands, Kirk J. Havens and Gene Silberhorn

Submissions from 1995

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Critical elements in the application of water quality standards to wetlands : classification system, beneficial use designation and the identification of exceptional wetlands, Pamela A. Mason; Carl H. Herschner; and Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Department of Resource Management and Policy, Wetlands Program

Submissions from 1993

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Development of "No Discharge" Zones in Virginia Tidal Waters Phase I, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science