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Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments

About Our Research

San Lorenzo river mouth

Our research goals are to provide the scientific information, knowledge, and tools required to ensure that decisions about land and resource use, management practices, and future development in the coastal zone and adjacent watersheds can be evaluated with a complete understanding of the probable effects on coastal ecosystems and communities, and a full assessment of their vulnerability to natural and human-driven changes.

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