https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/06/ecologist-thinks-coastal-wetlands-can-outrun-rising-seas-not-everyone-s-convinced has an article on the controversy regarding the response of salt marshes to sea-level rise that features VCR/LTER researcher Matt Kirwan and several other researchers and students working at the VCR/LTER.
Lifetime Learning: Coastal Water Quality
Scott Doney, the Joe D. and Helen J. Kington Professor in Environmental Change at the University of Virginia gave a podcast on Coastal Water Quality. You can view it at: https://soundcloud.com/user-648419957/coastal-water-quality
A Sea Change for the Eastern Shore of Virginia
The UVA Arts & Sciences Magazine has a story about VCR/LTER Graduate Student Victoria Long and her family history on the Eastern Shore, extending back 400 years and its relation to rising sea level. You can see it at: http://give.as.virginia.edu/news/story/sea-change-eastern-shore
“King” Tide Flooding
An article on recent “King Tides” (i.e., spring tides) featuring Cora Johnston is available at: https://news.virginia.edu/content/qa-coastal-researcher-discusses-shocking-flooding-during-king-tide
Oysters & Erosion Paper Highlighted
The “Coastal & Estuarine Science News” recently highlighted a new paper by Pat Wiberg, Sarah Taube, Amy Ferguson, Marny Kremer and Matt Reidenbach that focused on the role oyster reefs play in the prevention of coastal erosion. You can read the highlight article at: https://cerf.memberclicks.net/cesn-january-2019#Article3.
Sound of Environmental Change
Virginia Public Radio recently aired a piece talking about how ecoacoustics are being used to draw attention to the changing environment. You can hear it at:
LTER Road trip: A Changing Landscape along Virginia’s Eastern Shore
VCR/LTER doctoral student Victoria Long is featured in a story on the LTER Network web site at: https://lternet.edu/stories/lter-road-trip-a-changing-landscape-along-virginias-eastern-shore/
Q&A: New Coastal Research Center Director Comes Home to Her ‘Dream Career’
UVA Today has a new story about ABCRC Site Director Cora Johnston at:
How will climate change impact coastal communities?
A piece by WVTF radio’s Beverly D’Angelo discusses how the seagrass restoration within the Virginia Coast Reserve might serve as a model for world-wide efforts. You can read and listen at: http://wvtf.org/post/virginias-efforts-restore-seaside-grasses-may-be-worldwide-model. Featured are interviews with Bo Lusk from The Nature Conservancy and Cora Johnston from the VCR/LTER & ABCRC.