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Quick-and-dirty coastal habitat characterization, part 2: Soft shores

Second post on coastal habitat characterization, specific to the Northwest Atlantic. Rocky coasts were outlined in part one. Here, soft-sediment shores: 1) Type/Community (Raffaelli, 1996; Mann, 2000; Bertness, 2007) reflective beach (steep slope, coarse sand, low wave energy) intermediate beach (moderate or … Continue reading

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