Green Harbors Project

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Nantucket: Salt Marsh System

Salt marsh resilience at three Nantucket Island sites.

This Capstone team is addressing the salt marsh resilience at three sites: a) Restored marsh at Medouie; b) Less impacted natural marsh at Folger’s; and c) Highly impacted natural marsh at the Creeks. Abstract

Independent Study Topics Students
Salt marsh zonation on Nantucket Island. Poster Rubio Rodriguez  
Disturbance of sea wracks and sand on Nantucket salt marshes. Poster Sam Byer
Salt marsh primary productivity. Poster Jesse Bean