Thin-layer Deposition

Sediment is sprayed onto a marsh at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge to compensate for its natural tendency to sink and the effects of sea-level rise. Credit: Dave Harp, Chesapeake Photos

Sediment is sprayed onto a marsh at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge to raise the height of the marsh and keep pace with sea-level rise and subsidence. Credit: Dave Harp, Chesapeake Photos

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