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

Two Dams and the Beach: Coastal Response to the Elwha Dam Removal
July 2012 in Kirkland

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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