Measure GM-SP39 Metadata


Most Recent Measure Description:
ACS Code:GM-SP39
PERS Code:xg2
Measure Key Words:Gulf Acres restored or enhanced
Measure Language:Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats. (cumulative starting in FY 07)
Goal, Objective and Subobjective:2.2.6: Restore and Protect the Gulf of Mexico
Measure Type:Target
ACS Shareholder:HQ
Comments:Coastal habitat includes marshes, wetlands, tidal flats, oyster beds, seagrasses, mangroves, dunes and maritime forest ridge areas.


Type of Measure *Yes/NoFY09FY10FY11FY12
NPGYes20,66027,50030,00030,600
Budget (target)Yes26,00027,50030,00030,600
Strategic PlanNo   n/a
KPINo   n/a
ARRANo   n/a
StateGrantNon/an/an/an/a
* Note: The figures for all budget measures are targets. The figures for all the other types of measures are commitments established during the development of the National Water Program Guidance.


Office Information:
Office Lead:GMPO
Contact:Gloria Car, EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Office: car.gloria@epa.gov | (228) 688-2421


Most Recent Measure Definition (From FY2010 or FY2010, if available):
Terms and Phrases:Coastal habitat includes marshes, wetlands, tidal flats, oyster beds, seagrasses, mangroves, dunes and maritime forest ridge areas.
Methodology for Computation of Results:The Gulf of Mexico Program achieves this target by cooperatively funding restoration projects with federal and state partners. QA/QC procedures include but are not limited to aerial photography, groundtruthing, transect growth monitoring, and digital topographic data. Site visits are conducted to provide verification of acreage restored. Data are subject to a second verification following the completion of the project.
Units:Acres
Universe:3,769,370 acres of coastal and marine habitats
Baseline:18,660 acres of coastal and marine habitats (FY 2007).


Most Recent Regional Measure Results Trend Data (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend DataGM-SP39.xls


Most Recent National Results Trend Data Chart (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend Data ChartGM-SP39.xlsx


ACS Measure History:
Fiscal YearACS CodeMeasure Description
2012GM-SP39Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats. (cumulative starting in FY 07)
2011GM-SP39Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats.
2010SP-39Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats. (cumulative starting in FY 07)
2009SP-39Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats.
2008SP-39Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of important coastal and marine habitats. (cumulative starting in FY 07)
2007GM-2Number of additional acres of important in coastal and marine habitats that are restored, enhanced, or protected, above improvements accomplished through 2003.
2006GM-2Number of additional acres important in coastal and marine habitats that are restored, enhanced, or protected, above improvements accomplished through 2003. (USGS 2000 baseline for all Gulf of Mexico coastal wetland habitats - 3,769,370 acres)
2005IV-GM-2Number of additional acres important coastal and marine habitats that are restored, enhanced, or protected, above improvements accomplished through 2003. (USGS 2000 baseline for all Gulf of Mexico coastal wetland habitats - 3,769,370 acres)


Decision History: Click for measure decision details


Most Recent Data Sources and Data Quality and Limitations (From FY2011 or FY2010 V & V, if available):GM-SP39.docx




External Links:
Congressional Justification
2010 EOY Report


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