ECOSYSTEMS

The Coastal Resilience Lab works on many coastal habitats including coral reefs, oyster reefs, marshes and mangroves.

Explore some of our work.

CORAL REEFS

WETLANDS

Explore our lab's research on the natural protections provided by coral reefs.

Explore our lab's research on the natural protections provided by mangroves & marshes.

We have quantified the global protection benefits of both coral reefs and mangroves using rigorous risk-industry models showing avoided flooding to people & property. 

Global averted damages due to protection by
CORAL REEFS in $/20 km

Global averted damages due to protection by
MANGROVES in $/20 km

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