Science and Engineering

Technical Guidance


NOAA Living Shorelines Workgroup

Ecosystem Service Assessment: Research Needs For Coastal Green Infrastructure
National Science and Technology Council
Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability

Coastal Risk Reduction and Resilience: Using the Full Array of Measures   
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC

Shore Protection Assessment. Beach Nourishment, How Beach Nourishment Projects Work.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC

Making Great Lakes Coastal Structures Greener
 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC

Low Cost Shore Protection…a Guide for Engineers and Contractors
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District

Urban Waterfront Adaptive Strategies – New York City

Hudson River Shoreline Restoration Alternatives Analysis

Practical Guidance for Coastal Climate-Smart Conservation Projects in New England. 
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) 2011

Living Shoreline Design Guidance Class
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Center for Coastal Resource Management

Shoreline Management in Chesapeake Bay
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Shoreline Studies

Marine Shoreline Design Guidelines
Washington Department of fish and Wildlife 

Envision Sustainability Rating System 
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure –

Living Shorelines Along the Georgia Coast: A summary report of the first living shoreline projects in Georgia 
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division



Southern Environmental Law Center Living Shorelines Forum
Southern Environmental Law Center

Green Infrastructure Tools, Training and Information,NOAA Digital Coast

Living Shorelines Implementation Techniques, NOAA Habitat Restoration Center

Rebuild By Design
An initiative of the President�s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force

Engineering With Nature  
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (Sandy Study) 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Climate Ready Estuaries 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Green Infrastructure- Coastal Resiliency
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute Living Shorelines Database
Coastal Resilience Mapping Portal
The Nature Conservency  

Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines

Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines - Shoreline Demonstration Site Network

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Design the Edge -
New York Metropolitan Water Alliance

VIMS Living Shorelines
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Center for Coastal Resources Management

VIMS Comprehensive Coastal Resource Management Portals
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Center for Coastal Resources Management
Shoreline condition and shoreline best management practices mapping tool

Project GreenShores 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines Project

Living Shorelines
North Carolina Coastal Federation