Green Harbors Project

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Nantucket: Coastal System

Island’s Coastal Vulnerability: Status and Trends

The Coastal System Capstone Team is based on three independent research projects, each trying to capture the local adaptations to climate change, while improving coastal conditions, so that natural health and resilience can support human adaptations and resilience. Abstract.

Independent Study Topics Students

Sea level rise and erosion on Nantucket Island. Poster

Amy Meloski
The shifting sand on Nantucket. Poster Shannon Murphy

Status and trends of Medouie Creek salt marsh, Nantucket Island. Poster

Travis Lowery