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FINAL TECHNICAL REPORTS

Reports (in pdf format) are listed here by topic. They are cross-referenced at the bottom of this page by park. The region's Inventory and Monitoring Networks are also listed and linked to the home pages of their web sites. This archive starts in 2000.

Please note that occasional blank pages within the pdf files reflect their original formatting in the Word document.

REPORTS LISTED BY TOPIC

Air
Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Assateague Island National Seashore (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Sagamore Hill National Park (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Colonial National Historical Park (2010)

Northeast Coastal Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Fire Island National Seashore (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Gateway National Recreation Area (2010)

Understanding Atmospheric Deposition to Complex Landscapes at Acadia National Park, Maine 2002-2005 (2007)

Acidic Deposition Impacts on Natural Resources in Shenandoah National Park (2006)

Acadia National Park: Assessment of Long-term Air Quality Programmatic, Monitoring and Research Needs (2004)

Assessment of Air Quality and Related Values in Shenandoah National Park (2003)

Climate
Strategy for Enhanced Monitoring of Natural Resource Condition in North Atlantic Coastal Parks to Address the Effects of Rapid Climate Change (2010)

Climate Summary, Shenandoah National Park (2007)

Databases
Biodiversity Inventory: Approaches, Analysis and Synthesis (2005)

Development of Vegetation and Digital Image Databases for Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (2002)

Setting Realistic Objectives: Vegetation Inventory and Monitoring at Shenandoah National Park (2002)

Geomorphology
Annual Report on Estuarine Restoration at East Harbor (Truro, MA), Cape Cod National Seashore, 2009 (2010)

Shoreline Change Along Fire Island National Seashore: Annual Monitoring Report, 2007-2008 (2010)

Natural Radionuclides (234Th, 7Be and 210Pb) as Indicators of Sediment Dynamics in Jamaica Bay, New York (2010)

Coastal Geomorphology of the Ocean Shoreline, Gateway National Recreation Area (2010)

Survey Methods for Shallow Water Habitat Mapping in Northeast National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and Estuarine Research Reserves (2010)

Monitoring a Nauset Beach Breach and Inlet Formation, 2007-2008 on Cape Cod, Chatham, Massachusetts (2010)

Status, Evolution, and Storm Vulnerability Assessments of the Shoreline at George Washington Birthplace National Monument
(2009)

Human Interaction with the Coastal Geomorphology of Fire Island (2008)

Anthropogenic Influences on the Dune/Beach Morphology of a Moderately Developed Barrier Island: Fire Island, New York (2008)

Recommendations for a Barrier Island Breach Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore, Including the Otis Pike High Dune Wilderness Area, Long Island, New York (2007)

A Review of Sediment Budget Estimations at Fire Island National Seashore, New York (2007)

Evaluation of Marsh Development Processes at Fire Island National Seashore (New York): Recent and Historic Perspectives
(2007)

The Coastal Geomorphology of Fire Island: A Portrait of Continuity and Change, Fire Island National Seashore (2005)

Bay Shoreline Physical Properties, Fire Island National Seashore (2005)

Historical and Recent Shoreline Changes, Impacts of Moriches Inlet, and Relevance to Island Breaching at Fire Island National Seashore, NY (2002)

Habitats

Monitoring Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton at George Washington Birthplace National Monument--2010 Summary Report (2011)

Monitoring Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton at
Gateway National Recreation Area’s Sandy Hook Unit
2010 Summary Report (2011)


Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton Community Monitoring at William Floyd Estate, Fire Island National Seashore 2009 Summary Report
(2010)

Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton Community
Monitoring at Sagamore Hill National Historical Site
(2010)

Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton Community Monitoring at George Washington Birthplace National Monument (2010)

Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton Community Monitoring at Fire Island National Seashore 2009 Summary Report (2010)

Salt Marsh Vegetation and Nekton Community Monitoring at Assateague Island National Seashore 2008 Summary Report (2010)

Assessment of Shallow-water Habitat Mapping Tools and Methods--A pilot study at Fire Island National Seashore (2010)

Survey Methods for Shallow Water Habitat Mapping in Northeast National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and Estuarine Research Reserves (2010)

Movement and Habitat Use of Sika and White-tailed Deer on Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland (2009)

Rimrock Pine Communities at the New River Gorge National River (2007)

Evaluation of Marsh Development Processes at Fire Island National Seashore (New York): Recent and Historic Perspectives
(2007)

Assessment of the Effects of Feral Horses, Sika Deer and White-Tailed Deer on Assateague Island's Forest and Shrub Habitats (2007)

Conceptual Ecological Model for Management of Breeding Shrubland Birds in the Mid-Atlantic Region (2006)

Conceptual Ecological Model for Management of Breeding Grassland Birds in the Mid-Atlantic Region (2006)

Biological Surveys at the Martin Van Buren National Historical Site (2005)

Inventory of Intertidal Habitats: Boston Harbor Islands, A National Park Area (2003)

Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore (2006)

Integrated Pest Management Plan for Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (2006)

Integrated Pest Management Plan for Morristown National Historic Site (2006)

Integrated Pest Management Plan for Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (2006)

Integrated Pest Management Plan for Weir Farm National Historic Site (2006)

Park Natural Resource Assessments
Biotic Resource Synthesis of Fire Island National Seashore (2011)

Natural Resource Assessment for Minute Man National Historical Park (2009)

A Synthesis of Natural Resource Information for George Washington Birthplace National Monument (2007)

A Natural Resource Assessment for Shenandoah National Park (2006)

Significant Natural Resources of the Brewster Island Cluster: Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area (2005)

Data Review and Synthesis of Natural Resources Information from Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park (2005)

A Natural Resource Assessment for New River Gorge National River (2004)

Science Syntheses (Fire Island National Seashore)
Bay Shoreline Physical Properties (2005)

Conservation and Management of the Living Marine Resources of Fire Island National Seashore (2005)

The Coastal Geomorphology of Fire Island: A Portrait of Continuity and Change (2005)

Vector-borne Diseases on Fire Island, New York
(2005)

Water Quality and Ecology of Great South Bay (2005)

White-tailed Deer Ecology and Management on Fire Island National Seashore (2005)

Social Science
Deer, People, and Parks: Perspectives of Residents near Morristown National Historical Park (2007)

Deer, People, and Parks: Perspectives of Residents near Valley Forge National Historical Park (2007)

Deer, People, and Parks: Perspectives of Residents near Fire Island National Seashore (2007)

Research to Support Carrying Capacity Analysis at Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area (2006)

The Northeastern United States in the Next Two Decades--Implications for the Northeast Region of the National Park Service (2001)

Vegetation
There are many reports on vegetation, so they have been divided into the following categories:

--Forest Monitoring and Management

--General Biological Survey

--Invasive Plant Species

--Plant Species of Special Concern

--Wetlands

--Vegetation Classification and Mapping

Water
Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Assateague Island National Seashore (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Sagamore Hill National Park (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Colonial National Historical Park (2010)

Northeast Coastal Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Fire Island National Seashore (2010)

Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Assessment of Contaminant Threats--Gateway National Recreation Area (2010)

Estuarine Water Quality in Parks of the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network (2009)

A Protocol for Monitoring Estuarine Nutrient Enrichment in Coastal Parks of the National Park Service Northeast Region
(2009)

Predicting Flow and Temperature Regimes at Three Alasmidonta heterodon Locations in the Delaware River (2008)

Dynamics of Macroalgal Blooms along the Cape Cod National Seashore (2008)

Evaluation of the Health of Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) Beds Within the Maryland Coastal Bays (2007)

Characterization of Sediment Storage and Remobilization in Valley Creek, Valley Forge National Historical Park (2007)

Hydrology of Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: Assessment of a Sensitive Wetland System in the Blue Ridge Mountains (2007)

Freshwater Vital-Signs Monitoring Plan for National Parks in the Northeast Temperate Network (NETN)--Phase III: Water-Quality Monitoring Protocols in Lakes, Ponds and Streams (2006)

Effects of Stream Water Chemistry on Mercury Concentrations in Brook Trout in Shenandoah National Park (2006)

Acidic Deposition Impacts on Natural Resources in Shenandoah National Park (2006)

The Impact of Vehicle Traffic on Water Quality in Acadia National Park (2006)

Remedial Alternatives for Abandoned Mine Drainage: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (2005)

Water Quality and Ecology of Great South Bay, Fire Island National Seashore (2005)

Presumptive Sources of Fecal Contamination in Four Tributaries to the New River Gorge National River, West Virginia (2004)

Hydrology and Water Quality of the Shallow Aquifer System, Yorktown Battlefield, Colonial National Historical Park at Yorktown, Virginia (2001)

Wildlife
There are many reports on wildlife, so they have been divided into the following categories:

-- Amphibians, Herpetofauna, and Reptiles

--Birds

--Diseases

--Fish

--General Biological Survey

--Invertebrates

--Mammals

--Wetlands (nekton)


REPORTS LISTED BY PARK

Acadia National Park
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Appalachian Trail
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Assateague Island National Seashore
Bluestone National Scenic River
Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Cape Cod National Seashore
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park
Colonial National Historical Park
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Fire Island National Seashore
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Friendship Hill National Historic Site
Gateway National Recreation Area

Gauley River National Recreation Area
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
Gettysburg National Military Park
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
Johnstown Flood National Memorial
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Martin Van Buren National Historical Site
Minute Man National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park
Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network
Northeast Temperate Network
Northeast Region
New River Gorge National River
Petersburg National Battlefield
Richmond National Battlefield Park
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Saratoga National Historical Park
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
Shenandoah National Park
Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

INVENTORY AND MONITORING NETWORKS IN THE NORTHEAST REGION
Eastern Rivers and Mountains Network
Mid-Atlantic Network
Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network
Northeast Temperate Network


 

 

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