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February 2015
 
What a Winter!  We all know this winter has been one of the worst on record. The effects are being seen everywhere, but some of the worst effects are on our shorelines.  

We hope you enjoy our below pieces this month relating to topics around Winter 2015 and climate change.  Please let us know if you have any suggestions - we welcome your input.
What a Winter!
Winter 2015 This winter so far has produced several damaging nor'easter storms in Massachusetts: Juno (Jan. 26-28), Linus (Feb. 2-3) and Marcus (Feb. 8-9). In addition to large amounts of snow, the coast of Massachusetts has had significant wave and storm surf impacts... Read More
Beach Notes
State Solutions Normally we do not report on projects outside of the northeast, but this project about the issues of federal vs. state funding of coastal erosion projects was interesting. It talks about the increasing likelihood of state loss of federal funding (USACOE funding), and what the state and local governments should consider doing to have a state and regional approach... Read More 
Flooding
We have all heard terrible stories about how the future will be devastated by a rise in sea levels. These 5 other impacts of rising oceans are just as bad Read More 
Sea Rise This article in the The Quad, Boston University Independent On Line Magazine, in part reports on an interview with Brenda Ekwurzel, Lead Climate Scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she discusses the "slow creep of climate change and sea level rise"... Read More 
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  • Coir log and coir envelope construction
  • Coastal bank, shoreline and dune stabilization
  • Inland waterway erosion control
  • Construction site erosion control
  • Sand drift fencing
  • Beach nourishment
  • Vegetated buffers and coastal bank vegetation
  • Rock gabion construction (wire & HDPE gabions)
  • Boardwalks, dune crossovers, walkway construction
  • Wetland/salt marsh restoration
  • Infrastructure protection



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David C. Lager

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