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The coastal indicator knowledge and information system is an information source and education tool for managers, students, researchers and policy makers with an interest in the coastal zone. It consists of a series of fact sheets that provide background scientific information on issues and measures that are commonly used as indicators. More ...
Acid sulfate soils, Algal blooms, Anoxic and hypoxic events, Eutrophication, Fine sediment loads, Fish kills,Freshwater flows, Shellfish quality & closures
Beach erosion, Biodiversity, Habitat loss, Hydrodynamic alteration, Marine pest invasions
Chlorophyll a, CO2 partial pressure, Dissolved oxygen, Marine pathogens, Metal contaminants, pH, Salinity,Turbidity, Water column nutrients, Water temperature
Beach & dune indicators, Changes in mangrove areas, Changes in salt marsh areas, Changes in seagrass areas, Changes in wetland coverage, Index of habitat variability, Isohaline position, Maturity index & lifespan
Impoundment density, Percent of agriculture on steep slopes, Percent of agricultural land area, Pesticide hazard,Rivers through forest