High, Wide Sand Dunes Worked During Hurricane Sandy, Report Finds

High, Wide Sand Dunes Worked During Hurricane Sandy, Report Finds

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A study by a leading coastal science center lends new support to New Jersey’s efforts to build protective sand dunes along its 127-mile coast.

The Coastal Research Center at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey studied the state’s beaches just before and after Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. It found beaches with higher, wider dunes protected better against the storm than beaches without them…

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