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Coastal & Estuarine Science News (CESN)


Coastal & Estuarine Science News (CESN) is a free electronic publication providing brief summaries of select articles from the journal Estuaries & Coasts that emphasize management applications of scientific findings.

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2020 November

Derelict Crab Traps Continue to Kill for Years
How Plants Influence the Resilience of Wetlands to Sea Level Rise
10 Questions to Ask About the Future of Tidal Marshes
A New Technique for Mapping Hard-Bottom Habits

2020 September

Prior Land Use Affects Wetland Recovery
Fine-Scale Maps Offer Clearer View of Seagrass Dynamics
What Happens When Coastal Farmlands are Flooded for Restoration?
Oil Platforms Can Serve as Artificial Reefs

2020 July

Identifying the Susceptibility of New Zealand Estuaries to Eutrophication
San Francisco Case Study Uncovers Warning Signs in the Bay
Eutrophic Cove Improves After Two-Decade Delay
One Hundred Years of Shrimp Farming

2020 May

Modeling Coastal Marsh Restoration Benefits in the Gulf of Mexico
Marshes Continue Nitrogen Removal Services Despite Oil Spill
Satellite Images Provide Synoptic Pictures of Hurricane Damage and Recovery
Can Conservation Mitigate Flood Risks in Coastal Cities?

2020 March

The End of "Statistical Significance"?
It's Complicated: Constructed Oyster Reefs and Wave Height
Not Too Shallow, Not Too Deep: Helping Seagrass to Shine
A Regional Model for Wetlands Restoration

2020 January

Getting a high-level view of coastal habitats
Betting on bivalves?
Using cars to count coastal visitors
Mending salt marshes from the bottom-up

2019 November

Does Hypoxia Change the Menu?
Putting Small Restoration Projects to the Test
Cues from Chlorophyll
Restored vs. Natural Marsh: Is It All the Same to Nekton?

2019 September

The Other Side of Dam Removal
Hurricane Harvey Tests Coastal Ecosystem Protection
Did Hurricane Sandy Change the Ecosystem of a Long Island Lagoon?
Resilience and Recovery in Biscayne Bay

2019 July

Swimming signals: Atlantic mummichog and urbanization
A birds-eye view of shoreline change
How to build “softer” seawalls
How can aquaculture curb eutrophication?

2019 May

Comparing the ecosystem filtration services of native and non-native oysters
Taking a holistic look at marsh sediment dynamics
Is plant diversity important for protecting coastal dunes?
Evaluating restored wetlands in Northern Gulf of Mexico

2019 March

Eelgrass habitat not a straightforward boon for oysters
Assessing the risks of harbor dredging on diamondback terrapins
Bridging the harbor: Do phytoplankton respond?
High temperatures and macroalgae make a deadly duo

2019 January

Breakwater Associated Morphological Changes Increase Estuary Flood Risk
Invertebrates as Indicators in Restored Marshes
Do oyster reefs protect nearby marsh?
Lights Out! Artificial light at night


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