Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter.

Hardened shoreline prevents erosion

Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-07-15
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypePhoto
Dimensions3072 x 2207
Filesize6 MB
Number of Downloads54
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)