Welcome to the Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox, a resource for standardized approaches to monitor shorelines in Puget Sound, WA.

Decision Tree

Start here for a guide to decide what to monitor


Methods for different types of monitoring

Data Management

Strategies for collecting and entering data



Efforts related to monitoring in Puget Sound

The toolbox was completed in August 2014. Updates since then:
* Development of a database, completed for the beach wrack protocol in 2019
* Last reviewed October 2018 for maintenance
* Protocols: Addition of Bull Kelp, Armor Mapping, and Estuary Extent and Restoration
* Protocols: Addition of supply cost estimates
* References: Addition of Bibliography