Erosion has been the topic of conversation for many Cape Codders in the wake of the last few storms. The Outer Cape in particular has taken a beating. Watch Dr. Mark Borrelli, Lab Research Director, discuss sea level rise and erosion for Lower Cape TV.
The Duxbury Beach Reservation is moving forward with plans to create a nature-based approach consisting of a cobble berm, dune restoration, and abutment protection to address erosion concerns.
The Lab is helping make Coughlin Park more resilient to climate change threats through using nature-based solutions.
The Boston Harbor Islands are a natural barrier to storm-driven waves and offer a perfect setting for research into nature-based methods for enhancing their protective features.