5 Things Hurricane Sandy Changed for Good

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Hurricane Sandy severely eroded dunes and lowered the beach elevation on Fire Island in New York. Photo source: USGS

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Some people and places may never be the same since Hurricane Sandy hit the northern Atlantic Coast on Oct. 29, 2012. The lingering effects include lives lost and irreplaceable mementos. Barrier islands were changed forever. But the vulnerabilities revealed by Superstorm Sandy could also help make the East Coast better prepared for the next big hurricane…

Read Full Article, LiveScience

After Hurricane Sandy, One Man Tries To Stop The Reconstruction, Outside Magazine

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact, By The Numbers, Huffington Post

Rebuilding the Shores, Increasing the Risks, The New York Times

Shoring Up the Nation’s Crumbling Coastlines

Sandy Reminds Us of Coastal Hazards, by Pr. Robert Young