Study Examines Sandy’s Impact on Tidal Marshes
August 7, 2013
Boston.com: For biologists who have been studying birds in East Coast tidal marshes, Superstorm Sandy couldn’t have come at a better time.
Just two months before Sandy pummeled New Jersey and New York last October , a research team completed the field work of a study looking at bird populations at risk due to the loss of tidal marshes from sea level rise. With that pre-storm data in hand, the researchers are now comparing the abundance of marsh plants and birds before and after Sandy in those same marshes, from Maine to Virginia.