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Coastal Impacts Newsletter – Dec. 2020

  Coastal Impacts Woods Hole Sea Grant Newsletter DECEMBER 2020 CONTENTS Letter from the Director WHSG Continues DEI Efforts with Recording of Virtual Seminar on Systematic Racism in America Women in STEM Panel Discussion, Part of Girls In Science Program,  Available For Viewing Online New Extension Bulletin Available On Use of Discarded Christmas Trees New…

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Focal Points – Evaluation of Coastal Erosion Hazards: Results from a National Study and a Massachusetts Perspective

Focal Points – Evaluation of Coastal Erosion Hazards: Results from a National Study and a Massachusetts Perspective August 20010 – While it may not be surprising to learn that coastal property owners — particularly those with property located within a few hundred feet from shore — face risks from flooding, a recent study found that,…

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Bulletin: Beach and Dune Profiles: An Educational Tool for Observing and Comparing Dynamic Coastal Environments

Bulletin: Beach and Dune Profiles: An Educational Tool for Observing and Comparing Dynamic Coastal Environments Beaches and dunes are in constant motion, continually changing shape and shifting position in response to winds, waves, tides, relative sea level, and human activities. The most significant changes occur seasonally and following storms.

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Bulletin: Clam Tents: A New Approach to Soft-Shell Clam Culture and Management

Bulletin: Clam Tents: A New Approach to Soft-Shell Clam Culture and Management Soft-shell clams, Mya arenaria, are an enigma to scientists, managers, and shellfish harvesters in southeastern Massachusetts and throughout the bivalve’s range. One year, clams may settle in very dense concentrations, while, the following year, there may be no soft-shell clam recruitment at the…

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