Driver Loading Matrix (2/2/04) Development Agriculture (crops) Agriculture (animal) Transportation (Land) Air Force Base Commercial Fishing Hazardous Waste Sites Mitigation/Habitat Restoration Groundwater Withdrawal Population Growth Climate Change Regulation: Land Use Regulation: Non-Point Source Pollution Regulation: Point Source Pollution Regulation: Traffic Outdoor Recreation Industry Race Track Education & Research Sewage Export
Saltmarsh 5 4 4 2 2 1 3 5 1 2 3 5 4 2 3 3 2 1 3 4
Tidal River/Creek 5 5 4 2 2 1 2 3 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 3 3
Non-Tidal Rivers/Creeks  5 5 5 3 0 0 1 5 4 4 3 4 5 5 2 1 3 2 2 2
Agricultural Land 5 5 5 4 2 1 2 3 3 5 3 5 5 3 2 2 2 1 2 2
Riparian Forest 5 4 2 3 1 0 1 5 2 4 2 5 4 1 1 2 2 1 2 2
Beach 4 0 0 3 1 3 0 5 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 4 2 0 4 2
Intertidal Softbottom 2 1 1 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 3 5 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 4
Groundwater/Aquifers 5 5 4 3 3 0 5 4 5 5 4 5 5 2 1 0 4 2 0 3
Freshwater Impoundments 5 4 4 3 1 0 0 4 3 3 2 4 4 3 2 3 3 1 2 3
Saltwater Impoundments 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 5 1 2 2 5 3 0 2 2 1 0 2 1
Bay 2 2 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 4 3 3 1 1 4 2 0 3 3
Landscape-Level 5 5 5 5 2 1 2 5 1 5 4 5 2 3 3 2 2 1 2 1
Rounded Average 4 3 3 3 2 1 2 4 2 4 3 5 4 2 2 2 2 1 2 3
5: critical or key
4: very important
3: moderately important
2: minimally/occasionally important
1: present, but insignificant or rare
0: not present, no impact
Values by DNERR Driver matrix subgroup
Values added by PI