EST1.4: Increase understanding of future social, economic, and political factors affecting estuary habitat
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Regional Priority Approach Description
Approach - Gain a better understanding of future social, economic, and political factors (such as population growth) that will affect habitat.
Desired Outcome - Improved understanding of future flood, salt water intrusion, and sea level rise risks for estuarine stakeholders enables improved multi-benefit, landscape-scale estuary restoration planning to yield the most ecological benefit.
Policy Needs - N/A
- Evaluate flood and drainage effects of delta landscape management alternatives under future climate conditions.
- Describe who the intended users of the final product will be and how they will engage in the project.
- Describe the datasets, protocols, and analyses that will be used.
- Describe how you will leverage ongoing projects.
- Describe how this research will improve restoration planning and site design.
- Consider applying ESRP Learning Program RFP guidance and criteria in developing your project and metrics of success.
Local Context - Local context provides additional specificity on how a Regional Priority approach should be implemented in each local area; examples include sequencing, partners to consider, and critical areas. Local context for this Regional Priority approach is available here.
Regional Priority Approach Near Term Actions Map
No Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measures set for this Regional Priority Approach.