Projects located in Assateague Island

Offshore Assateague Water Quality

2018-03-01 — 2021-10-01

IAN has teamed up with oceanographers at our home campus of Horn Point Laboratory and at the Department of Natural Resources in order to revisit a growing concern of algal blooms off Assateague Island National Seashore on the Southern Eastern Shore. IAN's role in this project involves synthesizing data collected offshore and helping to establish relevant thresholds for offshore nutrient data, as well as aiding in communication of the studies data and findings.

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Assateague Island National Seashore Natural Resource Condition Assessment

2008-12-17 — 2011-02-28

The National Park Service is carrying out assessments of the natural resource condition (NRCA) for nearly 300 of the National Parks throughout the country deemed to have significant natural resources. This project, to assess condition of Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia, is a synthesis project aimed at collating and synthesizing all available data to assess current status and trend for each metric, combining these into an overall framework.

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Assateague Island National Seashore Climate Change

2008-07-22 — 2012-12-31

Four diverse products designed for different audiences make up this project based on the effects of climate change on Assateague Island. 1. A comprehensive, interactive, web-based education module, Barrier Islands and Sea-level Rise , with curricula for middle school classrooms (teachers and students) about sea-level rise and its effect on Mid-Atlantic barrier islands such as Assateague. The audience is also the general public.

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