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Predicting Ecosystem Changes

U.S. News and World Report: Coastal margins sit at the interface between the sea and the land, with fresh water on one end, the ocean on the other. Home to about half the world’s population, the resources they provide are vital for recreation, transportation and other services. Moreover, they are exquisitely sensitive to such influences as development, climate change and population growth, among other things. For this reason, “we are trying to understand coastal margins well enough to be able to predict changes in the...