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Storm-proofing with marshes
Fagherazzi, S. (2014). Storm-proofing with marshes. Nature Geoscience 7(10): 701-702. http://hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2262
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Abstract
    Shorelines are vulnerable to the destructive waves and water levels of increasingly frequent extreme storm events. Wave tank experiments demonstrate that salt marsh vegetation dissipates wave energy and withstands extreme storm conditions.

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