Maryland Coastal Resiliency Assessment

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC recently announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the … Continued

Salt Marsh Erosion Research

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Waves from moderate storms, rather than violent events such as hurricanes, inflict the most loss on coastal wetlands, according to a study by Boston University and the United States Geological Survey. The biggest cause of salt marsh erosion is waves … Continued