Volunteers Survey RI Coast to Prevent Storm Damage

Image of Hurricane Irene (2011) as seen by NASA's GOES-13 satellite on August 27, 2011 at 10:10 am EDT, about two hours after it made landfall at Cape Lookout, North Carolina, at 8 am. Irene's outer bands had already extended into New England./Wikimedia

WPRI.com: A group of volunteers are surveying the Rhode Island coastline from Westerly to Barrington, reporting any coastal damage with hopes to prevent future harm done to the shores.

Rhode Island is the 7th addition to the StormSmart Coasts Network, which is identified on their website RI.StormSmart.org as “a web resource dedicated to helping decision makers in coastal communities address the challenges of storms, flooding, sea level rise, and climate change.”

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