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Woods Hole Group nourishment project nominated for “Best of the Best Restored Beaches”

Last year, Menauhant Beach – a nourishment project designed and permitted by Woods Hole Group for the Town of Falmouth – was among the winners of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual “Best Restored Beaches” contest. This … Continue reading

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Competition photo reveals Europe’s worst coastal erosion

At approximately 6.5 ft/yr average long-term annual erosion, this stretch of the British coast is disappearing fast… Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner – Favorite New England Beach Photo Contest

We had a number of high quality entries to our “Favorite New England Beach” photo contest, and we would like to thank all our participants for their submissions.  We received 53 photos that showcased the beauty of our beaches, documented … Continue reading

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If a beach erodes on the Cape and someone is there to record it…

…it definitely makes a sound. Here at Woods Hole Group, we routinely measure shoreline change from visual observations of the high water line position through time.  We are data-driven and visually-focused.  But in the age of distributed sensors and crowdsourcing, … Continue reading

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Meet the judges – Favorite New England Beach Photo Contest

Judging is underway in our photo contest and we expect to announce the winner early next week, so stay tuned!  To all of our contestants – thank you for your submissions and best of luck! In the meantime, it is … Continue reading

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Show us your favorite beach!

As the Labor Day Weekend deadline for our Favorite New England Beach Photo Contest draws near, we thought it would be a good time to showcase all of the great entries we’ve received so far (and encourage you to keep … Continue reading

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What you’ll see in a salt marsh

by Kristine Bunker (MIT, 2014) Heading out to the beach this weekend?  We previously put out a list of beaches in Massachusetts with good access to coastal hiking.  Whether you’re heading to one of those beaches or plan on taking … Continue reading

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