Improving siting and construction criteria for oyster reef restoration

Authors:
Woods, H., W.J. Hargis Jr., C.H. Hershner and P. Mason

Publication Date:
2004

Abstract/Summary:
While the application of these concepts has continued in the field with the aim of increasing viable oyster habitat while decreasing the costs of restoration, research has also continued examining options and techniques for increasing oyster reef success. Much of this research has focused upon understanding the natural function of oyster reefs as they historically existed in hope of applying this knowledge to restoration efforts. This paper outlines some of the things which have been learned through these endeavors and ways which these lessons can be applied to continuing restoration efforts to increase restoration success.

STAPER categories:

    Resource Type:
    White Paper

    Source:
    Center for Coastal Resources Management

    Link:
    http://ccrm.vims.edu/publications/pubs/ReefRestRpt.pdf