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In Savannah, a Sea Level Summit

December 21, 2022 – In late September 2022, dozens of researchers from NASA’s Sea Level Change Team gathered in nearby Savannah for a kind of sea-level summit: a three-day exchange of data and ideas among scientists, coastal planners, federal, state, and local agencies, and resident activists. The meeting included summaries of efforts to combat sea-level

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Tybee lost 25 feet of shoreline to Hurricane Ian. What data tells us about beach erosion.

December 22, 2022 – Tybee lost 25 feet of shoreline to Hurricane Ian. What data tells us about beach erosion. Improved dune system mitigated some of storm’s effects. Nancy Guan Savannah Morning News Link available for Savannah Morning News subscribers here The Georgia coast had a near miss when Hurricane Ian tracked further east than

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Tybee Prepares for Long-Term Solutions to Climate Change, Erosion, Storms

June 10, 2022 – Thousands of beachgoers visit Tybee Island each year to take in the scenic views of Georgia’s barrier islands. What they may not notice is the environmental engineering and planning all around them aimed at protecting Tybee Island from storms and a rising sea level. This year is slated to be another above-normal

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