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Aerial imagery of coastal erosion in the municipality of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in 2006 and 2018, respectively

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Scientists at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC) are leading a project entitled “Coastal Vulnerability Assessments in Puerto Rico: focused stakeholder engagement to foster equity and inclusion.” The aim is to connect resources and tools for assessing coastal change hazards from the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program to relevant stakeholders and coastal communities in Puerto Rico. The image on the left shows the shoreline in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in 2006. The image on the right shows the eroded shoreline in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in 2018 with the 2006 shoreline indicated by the white dashed line.


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