Welcome to the Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox, a resource for standardized approaches to monitor shorelines in Puget Sound, WA.
Also see the related Database, with a subset of protocols and ongoing development in 2020.

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:
* Last reviewed February 2020 for maintenance
* Protocols: Addition of Bull Kelp, Armor Mapping, and Estuary Extent and Restoration
* Protocols: Addition of supply cost estimates
* References: Addition of Bibliography