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How to Monitor Streambank Erosion and Estimate Resulting Sediment and Nutrient Loads

By: Layla El-Khoury, Barbara Doll, Jack Kurki-Fox

This publication explains how to measure streambank erosion and the resulting effect on sediment and nutrient loads. It includes instructions for the following erosion measurement methods: measuring the same cross-section of a streambank over time to see how much it has eroded; surveying the top edge of the bank to estimate erosion if cross-section data is unavailable; and using geospatial analysis and aerial photos taken at different times to calculate how much the streambank has moved.

The Status and Trends of Wetland Loss and Legal Protection in North Carolina

By: Jack Kurki-Fox, Robert "Andrew" Branan, Mike Burchell

This publication provides an overview of historical wetland trends in North Carolina and discusses how wetland regulations have evolved to their current status. It also summarizes the potential new impacts of climate change on North Carolina wetlands.