Publications & Data

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Data Access:

Data Access - DCRM's projects and ongoing monitoring programs result in a large quantity of data.  In an effort to share and distribute this information DCRM has developed an Open Data Portal.  This portal currently serves spatial data related to a variety of projects.

DCRM Open Data - http://becq1.dcrm.opendata.arcgis.com/

BECQ Maps & Apps - http://dcrm.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html


Apps:

See a problem on your reef? Send an alert with the Reef Report app. Use this app to snap a photo of the problem, map your location, and tell CRM what you see. We'll will follow up with an inspection or send your report to the appropriate agency.

Download the app by following these links, or by scanning the QR Codes below on your phone.

Website: English / Chamorro and Carolinian

Google Play: English / Chamorro / Carolinian

iPhone App Store: Download Here

Windows: x64 or x86

QR Code (Google Play)
Google Play (Android)
Web browser (all devices)
Apple iOS

 


Publications:

Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality - Division of Coastal Resources Management Rules and Regulations

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Coastal Resources Management Act

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Construction Site Chemical and Material Control Handbook

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Public Shoreline Access Guide for Saipan, Tinian and Rota, 2016  View this publication

Public Shoreline Access Story Map

Saipan Lagoon Use Survey - 2015

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Saipan Lagoon Use Management Plan - 2010

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Saipan Lagoon Use Management - Previous Documents

Saipan Dive/Snorkel Brochure - 2005
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Section 309 Assessment and Strategy 2011-2015
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Section 309 Assessment and Strategy 2016-2020
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Section 309 Assessment and Strategy 2016-2020 - FAQ Sheet
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Updated Guide to CNMI Development Permitting Process
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Corals and Reef Reports

The State of the Coral Reef Ecosystems of the CNMI - 2005
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CNMI Three Year Coral Reef Protection Local Action Strategy - 2003
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The Economic Value of the Coral Reefs of Saipan, CNMI - 2006
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How Much Are Saipan's Coral Reefs Worth? Policy Brief - 2006
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Environmental Sensitivity Index, Mariana Islands, CNMI
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Assessing relative resilience potential of coral reefs to inform management - 2015

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The Micronesia Challenge: Assessing the Relative Contribution of Stressors on Coral Reefs to Facilitate Science-to-Management Feedback - 2015

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Shift from coral to macroalgae dominance on a volcanically acidified reef - 2015

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Supplemental Information


Stormwater Management, Wetlands, and Water Quality

CNMI Erosion & Sediment Control Field Guide

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CNMI Soil Erosion and Stormwater Sedimentation
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CNMI Erosion Control Best Management Practices Brochure

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CNMI and Guam Stormwater Management Manual Volume 1
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CNMI and Guam Stormwater Management Manual Volume 2
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Guidance specifiying management measures for sources of nonpoint pollution in coastal waters
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Draft CNMI Water Quality Standards 2014. Proposed Revisions
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Draft CNMI Water Quality Standards 2014. Update of Proposed Revisions and Supplementary Information
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Final CNMI Water Quality Standards 2014. 
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Rapid Assessment Methodology for Wetlands Assessment in CNMI, 2015
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Updated National Wetland Plant List, 2016
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Coastal Hazards

Climate Vulnerability Assessment for the Islands of Rota and Tinian, CNMI - 2015

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Climate & Hazards Impacts Viewer

Hydrodynamic Study and Model of Saipan Lagoon - 2010

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Managaha Island Shoreline Stability Assessment - 2009
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Public Knowledge and Perceptions of Climate Change in the CNMI - 2012, 2014

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Saipan Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment - 2014

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EIS Comments:

BECQ Response to CNMI Joint Military Training DEIS - 2015

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BECQ Response to the Divert Activities and Exercises FEIS - 2016

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BECQ Response to the Divert Activities and Exercises Revised DEIS - 2015

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Beach Tips / Green Tips / Reef Tips:

2016 ICC - September 17 on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota

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Areas of Particular Concern - Permitting FAQ

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EÑSO Cycles in the CNMI

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Illegal Rope Courses Damage Living Corals

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Please DON'T Trash Our Land, Seas, or APCs

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Permitting BMPs and Site Design

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Public Awareness About Marine Protected Areas

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Reef Report Announcement

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Report Coral Bleaching

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Sea Turtles in CNMI

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Tinian Ridge to Reef Summer Eco-Camp

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Walk It, Don't Drive It - Enforcement Update

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Watersheds FAQ

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Ways to Protect Coral on Land

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Videos:

Flooding in CNMI

Ocean Acidification in CNMI

SLR in CNMI