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Science Cafe: Two Dams and the Beach - Coastal Response to the Elwha Dam Removal

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Two Dams and the Beach: Coastal Response to the Elwha Dam Removal

Two dams on the Elwha River disrupted the flow of sediment to the Strait of Juan de Fuca for nearly 100 years, contributing to erosion of the Elwha River delta, and altering coastal habitat. Washington Sea Grant's Ian Miller explains how researchers are tracking the coastal ecosystem and how it will respond after dam removal.

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