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Assessing Ecological and Physical 

Performance of Sustainable 
Shoreline Structures 
Stuart Findlay
Jon Miller, Omar Lopez‐Feliciano
Ona Ferguson, Emilie Hauser
01/20/2016

hrnerr.org 

January 20, 2016

Shoreline Rapid Assessment
Quick yet useful determination of current condition
Physical and Ecological Characteristics
Track Performance
Document suitability of alternative designs
Monitor persistence and changes

January 20, 2016

RED DOTS = SAMPLING PTS
LINES = SEGMENT

SAMPLING

Upland

ROCKS

Shore Line at Low Water

January 20, 2016

Nyack Beach
Princeton Hydro

100 m

Gravel

Water line at low tide
Sand
Upland
Boulders
January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016