Study seeks to protect key sites from coastal erosion; Scotland

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Excavation of a house buried in sand in 1690, in a valley behind the Quenelle Beach, Shetland Islands, UK. Many other dunes cover former residences. Captions and Photo courtesy of: © Joe Kelley, University of Maine


Researchers are investigating ways to protect Scotland’s coastline against the effects of climate change…

Read Full Article, BBC News (01-05-2018)

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