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Press Release 13-171

NSF awards first coastal sustainability grants for research on world's most populated areas

In wake of storms such as Hurricane Sandy, grants will lead to better management of coastal environments

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House sinking into sand by a coast

Coastal systems are crucial to regional and national economies.

Credit: FEMA


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New NSF grants are helping us better understand our coasts; NSF's David Conover explains.

Credit: NSF


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Coastal city skyline

Runoff from coastal cities poses a threat to their sustainability.

Credit: NOAA


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Wetland with water lillies

As storm surge buffers, wetlands play an important role in coastal sustainability.

Credit: NOAA


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Lobster

NSF coastal SEES researchers will study Gulf of Maine species such as lobsters.

Credit: NOAA


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Algae blooms caused by fertiziler washed into coastal water

Fertilizer washing into coastal waters causes surface algae blooms, depleting oxygen below.

Credit: NOAA


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Image of cranes and conatiners in a port

Scientists are studying the effects of dredging on sediment transport in urban estuaries.

Credit: NOAA


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