Beach Profiling to Track Changes to Our Shoreline

Last month the Coastal Resources Management Council, along with the University of Rhode Island Department of Geosciences and Eastern Connecticut State University, offered a free training session in the Modified Emery Method (a.k.a two sticks and a string) – a fast and inexpensive method to track changes to the shoreline – to show how beach profiling works and how it is integral to the development of the Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP).

Video produced by the Rhode Island Foundation

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