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Inventory and protection of salt marshes from risks of sea-level rise at Acadia National Park, Maine

Will salt marshes survive if sea level rises quickly? The answer depends on whether the areas surrounding them can allow salt marsh fauna and flora to migrate there. Local topography, both natural and manmade, is the main factor limiting this migration.

by Dudley, Robert W. and Nielsen, Martha G.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3015
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
LIDAR, Coastal ecosystems, Coastal processes, Ecology, Geomorphology, Interagency programs, Sea-level change, Wetland ecosystems, Wetlands
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Hancock, Knox
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