Reserve System Research Goals
Research at the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is designed to fulfill the NERR System goals as defined in program regulations. These include:
- Address coastal management issues identified as significant through coordinated estuarine research within the System.
- Promote Federal, state, public and private use of one or more reserves within the System when such entities conduct estuarine research; and
- Conduct and coordinate estuarine research within the System, gathering and making available information necessary for improved understanding and management of estuarine areas.
Supporting these goals are three national system-wide programs:
Contact Weeks Bay Research Coordinator, Dr. Scott Phipps