Colorado mountains

Coastal Systems

Elevation as a Predictor of Marsh Vulnerability to Sea-level Rise along the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Poster Number:  128 Presenter/Primary Author:  Talia Dibbell To evaluate vulnerability of salt marshes to sea level rise at the Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR) LTER, experiments are under way to identify the optimum elevation for growth of Spartina alternif

Physical forcing of a Western Antarctic Peninsula ecosystem: observations from a coastal ocean observing network at Palmer Station.

Poster Number:  122 Presenter/Primary Author:  Travis Miles Local polar marine food webs are undergoing large shifts in composition and structure along the Western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP).

Linking environmental gradients to diatom community distribution in the northwestern Florida Coastal Everglades watershed: applications to understanding long-term tropical storm dynamics

Poster Number:  113 Presenter/Primary Author:  Emily Nodine Florida coastal ecosystems are highly sensitive to changes in fresh water influx driven by tropical cyclone activity, changing climate cycles such as the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation and El Ni

Seasonal metabolic rates in restored eelgrass meadows measured with the eddy correlation technique

Poster Number:  97 Presenter/Primary Author:  Jennie Rheuban Seagrass meadows provide numerous ecosystem services such as increasing water quality, providing habitats for organisms, and sequestering organic matter.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER