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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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One more weekend left to show us your favorite beach!

More excellent submissions to our Favorite New England Beach Photo Contest have been pouring in , but the end of the summer is drawing near and so is the contest deadline.  So far we have 47 entries.  Here are the … Continue reading

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Post-Irene Report

I love Irene, God knows I do I’ll love her till the seas run dry And if Irene turns her back on me I’d take morphine and die Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene I’ll see you in … 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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Coastal erosion abatement? It happened.

An interesting case in Newburyport, MA sees a handful of homes receiving 15% property tax abatements for loss of property and the “environmental stigma” of eroding shorelines. “the evidence reflects that conditions on or reported about severe erosion on Plum … Continue reading

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What’s the erosion forecast?

Safer levees and bridges thanks to new erosion and scour detector. Development and testing is proceeding on a new device that can measure the potential for erosion and scour in subsurface soils without ever having to excavate and remove a … Continue reading

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