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Balthis, W. L., Hyland, J. L., Cooksey, C., Fulton, M. H., Wirth, E. 2017. Integrated Assessment of Ecosystem Condition and Stressor Impacts in Submerged Habitats of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas (GTM) National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 231. NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Charleston, SC.
Analysis, Coastal, Ecosystem, Estuary, Habitat, Management, Monitoring, Salt water, Tidal, Water quality, Wetlands, Field assessment, Sources, Aquatic ecosystems, Geomorphology, Biology, Marsh, Oysters
This study chronicles the assessment of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM-NERR), which is a 73,000-acre salt marsh/tidal wetland system located in northeast Florida (U.S.). The GTM-NERR was monitored for various ecological condition indicators to evaluate how this system functions and responds to anthropogenic influences. The report also includes recommendations for addresing remaining research gaps.