SNAPP: Aligning coastal restoration with ecological and societal needs

Principal Investigators:

Jonathan Grabowski, Katie Arkema, and Bryan DeAngelis

Coastal habitats play critical ecological and societal roles in nearshore and estuarine systems. Yet despite their importance, reefs, marshes and coastal forests around the world have been highly degraded and reduced to a small fraction of their historic extent. In the United States and elsewhere, billions of dollars are being invested in coastal habitat restoration. New policies emphasize planning processes that work across sectors and jurisdictions to fund projects that provide the greatest returns for people and nature. As a result, state, county... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group3rd—5th May 2016Participant List  
Working Group31st January—2nd February 2017Participant List  
Working Group3rd—5th April 2018Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Katie Arkemakarkema@stanford.eduNatural Capital Project
Holly A. Bamfordholly.bamford@nfwf.orgNational Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Richard Bennettrick_bennett@fws.govUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Jeff Benoitjbenoit@estuaries.orgRestore America's Estuaries
Seth Blitchsblitch@tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Kelly A. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Anthony ChatwinAnthony.Chatwin@nfwf.orgNational Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Teresa Christophertchristopher@doc.govUnited States Department of Commmerce
Allison Coldenacolden@cbf.orgRestore America's Estuaries
Alyssa Dausmanadausman@thewaterinstitute.orgGulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
Margaret Davidsonmargaret.davidson@noaa.govNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Bryan DeAngelisbdeangelis@tnc.orgThe Nature Conservancy
Justin Ehrenwerthjustin.ehrenwerth@restorethegulf.govGulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
Rachel Gittmangittmanr17@ecu.eduNortheastern University Marine Science Institute
Jonathan Grabowskij.grabowski@neu.eduNortheastern University
Jane Carter Ingramjane.ingram@ey.comErnst and Young
Peter Kareivapkareiva@ioes.ucla.eduUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Brian Piazzabpiazza@TNC.ORGThe Nature Conservancy
Mary Ruckelshausmary.ruckelshaus@stanford.eduUniversity of Washington
Steven Scypherss.scyphers@neu.eduNortheastern University
Tisa Shostiktisa.shostik@noaa.govNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Buck Sutterbuck.sutter@restorethegulf.govGulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
Ariana Sutton-Griera.sutton-grier@tnc.orgNOAA, National Ocean Service (NOS)
Rachel HougeHouge.Rachel@epa.govUS Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Ron HowardRon.Howard@ms.usda.govUSDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
A. (Anne) Randall Hughesrhughes@neu.eduNortheastern University
Ben ScaggsScaggs.Ben@epa.govUS Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Jessica Renee Henkeljessica.henkel@restorethegulf.govGulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProduct of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Sutton-Grier, Ariana; Gittman, Rachel; Arkema, Katie; Bennett, Richard; Benoit, Jeff; Blitch, Seth; Burks-Copes, Kelly A.; Colden, Allison; Dausman, Alyssa; DeAngelis, Bryan; Hughes, A. (Anne) Randall; Scyphers, Steven; Grabowski, Jonathan. 2018. Investing in Natural and Nature-Based Infrastructure: Building Better Along Our Coasts. Sustainability. (Abstract) (Online version)
"SNAPP: Aligning coastal restoration with ecological and societal needs" is project ID: 12721