Conceptual Diagram illustrating the elements of a soft shoreline and how they can benefit a habitat, versus the elements of a hard shoreline that offer few benefits towards a habitat, and in some cases can be damaging.

Soft vs. hard shorelines

Conceptual Diagram illustrating the elements of a soft shoreline and how they can benefit a habitat, versus the elements of a hard shoreline that offer few benefits towards a habitat, and in some cases can be damaging.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-01-01
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
TypeGraphic
PublicationShifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays
Project(s)Maryland Coastal Bays Science Communication Products and Report Cards
Dimensions1000 x 358
Filesize126 kB
Number of Downloads86
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)