Coastal wetlands that are protected from erosion have an adequate sediment supply to build upwards, and will likely be more resilient to the effects of climate change.

Coastal Wetlands Resilience to Climate Change Comparison

Coastal wetlands that are protected from erosion have an adequate sediment supply to build upwards, and will likely be more resilient to the effects of climate change.

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Author(s)Alexandra Fries
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-05-01
AlbumHuman > Climate Change
TypeGraphic
Publication2013 Chesapeake Bay Report Card
Project(s)EcoCheck
Dimensions1000 x 1067
Filesize281 kB
Number of Downloads147
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionAlexandra Fries, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)