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The Last Land: How humans changed erosion in Hawaii

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  • Hawaii is one of the last habitable places on Earth reached by humans
  • From first Hawaiian arrivals c. 1000-1200 A.D. to now, humans have accelerated erosion
  • Dirty water threatens the economic and social assets of the Islands
  • Mapping, monitoring and modeling (M3) can focus cost-effective mitigation




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