Turning Beaches into Hillsides

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Robert Moucha, assistant professor of Earth sciences

For an ancient, flat shoreline, North America’s east coast is awfully bumpy. A new, comprehensive computer model shows that multiple surface and deep Earth processes influenced elevation change in this region. Not only do these models provide insight into how the landscape formed, but also how the shoreline may change in the future. [read on]

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