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Port Royal Sound Environmental Quality Assessment

This resource was produced in collaboration with PRSF.

Resource Type: Report
Topics: Habitat Water Quality
Authors: Sanger, Denise; S. Johnson, A. Tweel, J. Cowan, C. Parker
Source: SCDNR
Date: 2022

Summary of SCECAP data on Port Royal Sound from 1999-2021

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Marsh Evolution and Sedimentation on the Whale Branch Portion of Port Royal Sound

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Resource Type: Report
Topics: Salt Marsh
Authors: Keil Schmid
Source: Port Royal Sound Foundation & Lowcountry Council of Governments
Date: 2022

This project used a small marsh island on Whale Branch creek to model processes that control marsh health and evolution in the larger Broad River/ Port Royal Sound habitats.

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Sciaenid courtship sounds correlate with juvenile appearance and abundance in the May River, South Carolina, USA

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Resource Type: Article
Topics: Fisheries
Authors: Agnieszka Monczak, Bradshaw McKinney, Jamileh Souiedan, Alyssa D. Marian, Ashlee Seder, Eva May, Thomas Morgenstern, William Roumillat, Eric W. Montie
Source: Marine Ecology Progress Series
Date: 2022

Study examined relationship between sounds produced by fish in the Sciaenidae family and reproduction

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Elasmobranch microbiomes: emerging patterns and implications for host health and ecology

Resource Type: Article
Topics: Ecology Sharks
Authors: Cameron T. Perry, Zoe A. Pratte, Ana Clavere-Graciette, Kim B. Ritchie, Robert E. Hueter, Alisa L. Newton, G. Christopher Fischer, Elizabeth A. Dinsdale, Michael P. Doane, Krystan A. Wilkinson, Kim Bassos-Hull, Kady Lyons, Alistair D. M. Dove, Lisa A. Hoopes, Frank J. Stewart
Source: Animal Microbiome
Date: 2021

Understanding elasmobranch–microbiome interactions is critical for predicting how sharks and rays respond to a changing ocean and for managing healthy populations in managed care.

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Beaufort County Comprehensive Plan – 2040

Resource Type: Report
Topics: Policy Water Quality
Source: Beaufort County, SC
Date: 2021

Beaufort County Comprehensive Plan offers a direct link between planning for environmental and economic resilience, the equitable sharing in community services, infrastructure, prosperity and quality of life, and the preservation and promotion of the unique place that is the Lowcountry.

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Coastal Kingdom: Port Royal Sound

Resource Type: Recording
Topics: Ecology
Authors: Tony Mills
Source: Coastal Kingdom
Date: 2021

Episode of Coastal Kingdom exploring the unique nature of Port Royal Sound

Protecting Port Royal Sound and its Economic Benefits

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Resource Type: Report
Topics: Economic Value
Source: Port Royal Sound Foundation
Date: 2021

Economic valuation of assets and services provided by the Port Royal Sound

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What’s all that racket! Soundscapes, phenology, and biodiversity in estuaries

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Resource Type: Article
Topics: Ecology
Authors: Agnieszka Monczak, Bradshaw McKinney, Claire Mueller, Eric W. Montie
Source: PLoS ONE
Date: 2020

This study demonstrates soundscape phenology in an estuary using a six-year dataset

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2019 Technical Report: Historical Analysis of Water Quality, Climate Change Endpoints, and Monitoring of Natural Resources in the May River

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Resource Type: Report
Topics: Climate Water Quality
Authors: Eric W. Montie
Source: University of South Carolina Beaufort; Marine Sensory & Neurobiology Lab, Dept of Natural Sciences
Date: 2019

Analysis of historical water quality data to establish baseline for May River.

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