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"Conservation Mooring Study". January 2013. Prepared for The Massachusetts Bays Program and the Nature Conservancy.

Report (567kb)

"Nantucket Shellfish Management Plan" *. October 2012. Prepared for The Town of Nantucket

Report (7MB)

"Identification of Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy Space-Use Conflicts and Analysis of Potential Mitigation Measures" *. September 2012. Prepared for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Report (12.6MB)

"2010 Massachusetts Recreational Boater Survey" *. June 2011. Prepared for The Massachusetts Ocean Partnership.

Report (2.8MB)
Project Summary (2.7MB)


"New Bedford/Fairhaven Municipal Harbor Plan" *. May 2010. Prepared for the City of New Bedford and Town of Fairhaven, MA. Approved by the Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs June 14, 2010.

Report (3.3MB)


"Developing Performance Indicators to Evaluate the Management Effectiveness of the Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan" *. January 2010. Prepared for The Massachusetts Ocean Partnership in support of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs' Ocean Management Plan.

Report (1.5MB)


"Florida Boating Access Facilities Inventory and Economic Study, including a Pilot Study for Lee County" *. August 2009. Prepared for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Note: the report and appendices are large documents (250+ pages each).

Full Report (5.3MB)
Appendices (5.3MB)
Project Summary (6.4MB)
Project sheet (313kb)


"Draft Planning Framework Options for The Massachusetts Ocean Plan" *. July 2009. Prepared for The Massachusetts Ocean Partnership in support of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs' ocean plan development process.

Report (1.2MB)
Project sheet (352kb)


"City of Gloucester Harbor Plan and Designated Port Area Master Plan" *. July 2009. Prepared for the City of Gloucester MA.
Approved by the Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs December 11, 2009.

Harbor Plan and DPA Master Plan (2.9MB)
Project sheet (334kb)


"Draft Harbor Management Plan for Green Pond in Falmouth". July 2009. Prepared for the Town of Falmouth's Coastal Ponds Management Committee.

Harbor Management Plan (5.7MB)


"Draft Compatibility Determination: Considerations for Siting Coastal and Ocean Uses" *. June 2009. Prepared for The Massachusetts Ocean Partnership in support of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs' ocean plan development process.

Report (1.6MB)


"Draft Science Tools to Implement Ecosystem Based Management in Massachusetts" *. June 2009. Prepared by MRAG Americas, Incorporated and The Massachusetts Ocean Partnership with The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and
UMass Boston in support of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs' ocean plan development process.

Report (1.9MB)


"Nantucket & Madaket Harbors Action Plan". May 2009. Prepared for the Town of Nantucket MA.
Approved by the Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs December 21, 2009.

Harbor Plan (2.8MB)
Project sheet (286kb)


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"Town of Salisbury Harbor Plan - Phase 1". Approved October 2008 (prepared October 2007). Prepared for the Salisbury Harbor Commission.

Harbor Plan (4MB)
Appendices (10.9MB)


"Plymouth-Carver Sole Source Aquifer: Regional Open Space Plan". June 2008. Prepared for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the Plymouth-Carver Aquifer Advisory Committee.

Open Space Plan (5.2MB)


"An Application for a State Designated, Federally Approved, No Discharge Area for Boston Harbor, MA" *. April 2008. Prepared in partnership with the City of Boston's Environment Department, the City of Quincy's Harbormaster and the Charles River Watershed Association on behalf of the cities and towns surrounding Boston Harbor.

Application (1.1MB)


"An Assessment of the Coastal and Marine Economies of Massachusetts" *. June 2006. Prepared for the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management with the Donahue Institute (UMass President's Office), UMass Boston and UMass Dartmouth.

Report (1.67MB)
Next Steps (215kb)
Data Tables (551kb)


"Massachusetts Marine Trades Workforce Assessment 2005". November 2005. Prepared with funding from the Massachusetts Office of Workforce Development and administered by the Commonwealth Corporation.

Report (1.4MB)


"Boston Harbor Islands Renewables Planning Guide". May 2005. Prepared with funding from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative Renewable Energy Trust.

Report (524kb)


"Weir River Estuary Park Land Protection Plan". December 2004. Prepared for the Weir River Estuary Park Committee. Note:The Weir River Estuary Park Committee produced a revised version of this plan dated May 2006.

Report (1.1MB)


"South Shore Vessel Pumpout Evaluation and Outreach Plan" *. June 2004. Prepared for the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management with the North and South Rivers Watershed Association.

Report (1.5MB)


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"Boston Harbor South Watersheds 2004 Assessment & Action Plan" *. June 2004. Prepared for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs in collaboration with the Neponset River Watershed Association, The Boston Harbor Association, the Fore River Watershed Association and the Weir River Watershed Association.

Available at www.neponset.org/BasinPlan.htm


"State Coastal Observations and Monitoring Needs: Results of a Survey to Assess Coastal Management Needs" *. May 2004. Prepared for the the Coastal States Organization and the SEACOOS Outreach and Education Workgroup with UHI Senior Associate Jeff Benoit and in cooperation the University of New Hampshire Survey Center.

Draft Report (212kb)


"Emerging Technologies and Operational Arrangements and how these realate to the Future of International Container Trade - with Particular Reference to East-Coast Australia". April 2004. Prepared for the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils on behalf of UHI Senior Associate Jim Coleman.


"Improving Links between Science and Coastal Management: Results of a Survey to Assess Science and Technology Needs" *. March 2004. Prepared for the Coastal States Organization with UHI Senior Associate Jeff Benoit and in cooperation the University of New Hampshire Survey Center.

Report (1.3MB)
Appendices (870kb)

Best Practices White Paper (237kb)
Information Dissemination White Paper (190kb)


"An Assessment to Determine the Most Suitable Location and Design for the Development of a City-run, Boat Sewage Pumpout Facility to Service Commercial and Recreational Vessels that Utilize the Waters within the Jurisdiction of the City of Boston". December 2003. Prepared for the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Mangement on behalf of the City of Boston Environment Department.

Report (1.9MB)


"Building a Vision for Our Weir River Estuary - An Inventory of Open Space and Public Access Around the Weir River Area of Critical Environmental Concern and Summary of the Weir River Estuary Visioning Workshop". August 2003. Funded by the Massachusetts Office of Environmental Affairs, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Areas of Critical Environmental Concern Program.

Report (800kb)


"Rockport Municipal Harbor Plan: Issues, Goals and Policies". July 2003. Prepared on behalf of the Rockport Harbor Planning Committee, Rockport, Massachusetts.

Report (1.3MB)


"Institutional Structure of the New Jersey Coastal Zone Management Program". April 2003. A discussion paper prepared while under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Paper (48kb)


"Gulf River Estuary Natural Resources Inventory". March 2003. Prepared for the Gulf Association, North Scituate, Massachusetts.

Report (2.5MB)


"Increasing Involvement in and Awareness of Coastal Zone Management in New Jersey". March 2003. A discussion paper prepared while under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Paper (132kb)


"The New Jersey Coastal Program Boundary". February 2003. A discussion paper prepared while under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Paper (166kb)


"The Public Trust Doctrine and Public Access in New Jersey". January 2003. A discussion paper prepared while under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Paper (51kb)


"Ocean Zoning for the Gulf of Maine: A Background Paper" *. December 2002. Prepared for the Gulf of Maine Council for the Marine Environment.

Paper (724kb)


"Federal Consistency in New Jersey". November 2002. A discussion paper prepared while under contract with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Paper (24kb)


"The New Jersey Coastal Management Program: Program Evaluation and Status as of April 2002". October 2002. Report to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.


"Weir River Area of Critical Environmental Concern: Natural Resources Inventory". August 2002. Funded by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and the Department of Environmental Management.

Report (991kb)


"Baseline 2000: Background Report - The Status of Integrated Coastal Management as an International Practice". August 2002. Second Iteration. Prepared by UHI Senior Associate Jens Sorensen.

Report (2.6MB)


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"A Preliminary Survey of the Sewage Pumpout Facilities in the No Discharge Areas of Massachusetts". October 2001.

Report (399kb)


"Marine Industries Association of South Florida Master Plan" *. 2001.

Executive Summary (262kb)
Full Report (2.1MB)


"America's Green Ports - Environmental Management and Technology at US Ports". March 2000. Funded by the EPA.

Report (781kb)


"Scituate Harbor Public Access Plan". December 2000. Prepared for the Town of Scituate Planning Office.

"Harbor Management Plan for the Town of Hull" *. January 1999. Prepared for the Town of Hull Office of Community Development and the Hull Harbor Planning Committee.

"Harbor Plan for the Town of Provincetown" *. September 1997. Report to the Town of Provincetown.

Report (1.1MB)


"Neponset River Estuary Area of Critical Environmental Concern: Resource Management Plan". March 1996. Report to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs.


"Site Characterization of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary". 1995. Report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Available online at http://stellwagen.nos.noaa.gov/about/sitereport/toc.html


"Gloucester Waterfront Study: Land Use and Economics". August 1994. Report to the National Park Service.

"The Feasibility of Waterborne Transportation Along Boston's Charles River". May 1994. Report to the Department of Transportation.

"Assessment of Ferries as Alternatives to Land Based Transportation". May 1994. Report to the Department of Transportation.


"Impact of a Ferry System Upon its Communities". May 1994. Report to the Department of Transportation.


"Impact of the American's with Disabilities Act on the Waterborne Passenger Vessel Industry". February 1993. Report to the Department of Transportation.


"Taunton River Watershed Action Plan". January 1993. Report to the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management.

"The Thin Edge: Stemming the Coastal Fish Habitat Loss". 1992. National Coalition for Marine Conservation Inc., Savannah, Georgia.

"Proceedings of the Gulf of Maine Scientific Research Workshop". December 1992.


"Proceedings of the Landside Access to Cargo Ports Roundtable". May 1992. Report to the US Department of Transportation.


"Florida's Coastal Management Program". July 1991. Report to the Governor's Office of Planning.


"Resources and Uses of Stellwagen Bank". April 1990. Technical Report and Conference Proceedings to the Center for Marine Conservation.

"How Coastal Migration Began". 1989. EPA Journal, Vol. 15, No. 5.

 


   
 

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