This Past Week In WaterTank News
Sacrificial Sands ♦ Marshlands Endangered By Climate Change ♦ The Conservation Crises No One Is Talking About ♦ Making Virginia More Resilient ♦ Radar Technology To Understand Long Island Geography ♦ Estuaries and Their Vital Roles ♦ Management Plan For Great Lakes Coastline ♦ Kelp Forests Can Help Restore The Coast
Sacrificial Sands, By Tim Kana - September 22
The East Hampton Star - I suspect the Montauk sandbag seawall provided some protection to properties before it was damaged during Hermine.
Hayward Area Marshland Endangered By Climate Change - September 22
East Bay Times - Next to the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, set back from industrial businesses and the Hayward Water Pollution Control Facility nearby, western snowy plovers, California least terns and black skimmers make their homes on human-made islands.
The Conservation Crisis No One Is Talking About - September 21
takepart - Beaches around the world are disappearing.
NPR - The Norfolk area of Virginia has been in the spotlight for some time now. Our coastal areas have been making news because they are experiencing the fastest sea level rise on the East coast.
Researchers Use Radar To Understand Long Island Geography - September 20
The Statesman - Geologists at Stony Brook University have been using a variety of techniques, including ground penetrating radar, or GPR, to identify, categorize and analyze local topography.
Estuaries: Understanding Their Vital Roles - September 20
Coastal Review Online - The products of North Carolina’s estuaries are found on dinner plates up and down the East Coast. Peek into a restaurant in New York, and you may see a blue crab that once lived in the sea grasses of North Carolina.
Great Lakes Advocate - If worst case scenario sea level rises move from projections into reality, up to 133 private homes and countless council owned assets across the Great Lakes will be at high risk of erosion or wave run-up by the year 2100.
Ventura County Star - As we enjoy the waves crashing on Ventura County’s beaches, we might take a moment to consider preserving this beauty for future generations.