Tag Archives: Coastal Zone Management

Possible erosion fix in the works | CapeCodOnline.com

Possible erosion fix in the works | CapeCodOnline.com. Cape officials are looking for help for their rapidly disappearing beaches from the very source of the problem — the ocean. At a meeting earlier this week, officials from across the Cape … Continue reading

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The benefits of coastal management

New approach reveals the benefits of coastal management. Here is an interesting article about some research in the UK combining salt marsh restoration modeling with contingent valuation to target the most efficient and beneficial sites for “managed realignment” (breaching coastal … Continue reading

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Littoral cells delineated for Cape Cod

The Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG) and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension (CCCE) recently released a Longshore Sediment Transport report for Cape Cod.  This is a useful report for the public , coastal managers, conservation commissions, and landowners in that it … Continue reading

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‘Fighting a losing battle with the sea’ – Woods Hole Group quoted in The Boston Globe

Woods Hole Group Vice President and coastal engineer Bob Hamilton was quoted in a recent article in the Boston Globe on sea-level rise and the status of coastal protection structures in Massachusetts. In 2009, the state commissioned an inventory of … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh and Wetland Restoration Contract

In Massachusetts alone, thousands of acres of coastal marshes and wetlands are impacted by restricted tidal and water flows.  These impacts result from failing infrastructure, from old and poorly planned projects, and from changing environmental conditions.  The Massachusetts Division of … Continue reading

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American Cities and the Rising Sea

Sea level rise gives climate change an address. via American Cities and the Rising Sea : Blog : Climate Central. Climate Central recently collaborated with researchers at the University of Arizona to produce a map of vulnerabilities to sea level … Continue reading

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Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning

The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) recently released an informative article on a new integrative ecosystem-based approach to coastal and marine management that is getting traction throughout the country: spatial planning. ASBPA: Planning for better coastal balance. Coastal … Continue reading

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