Bird-Long Island Management Study Phase 1A: The Application of Geospatial Tools to Quantify Shoreline Change and the Threat to Cultural and Natural Resources on Bird/Long Island

The research objectives include: 1) document current shoreline physical and biological character; 2) synthesize data to document historic shoreline changes through historic aerials and maps; 3) assess the long-term integrity of Battery Hamilton; 4) collaborate with colleagues at University of Georgia, Athens (UGA) and Georgia Tech (GA-Tech) to outline the context and framework for management plans for future island integrity and mitigation trajectories.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $99941
    • Contract Numbers:

      GDOT RP 16-33

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Georgia Department of Transportation

      One Georgia Center
      600 West Peachtree Street, NW
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30308
    • Project Managers:

      Roney, Brennan

    • Principal Investigators:

      Alexander, Clark

    • Start Date: 20161005
    • Expected Completion Date: 20180805
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01618710
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Georgia Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: GDOT RP 16-33
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Dec 6 2016 9:08AM