Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines
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Recent Coastal News
From the USGS: Storm surge and waves completely eroded and breached a low, narrow spot on Cape San Blas, creating two new inlets and severing the only road access to T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. See our Facebook page for more info.
Storm tide analysis performed by PSDS in reference to USGS storm measurements in Mexico City Beach. Learn more here about the record breaking tides in the USGS Event Viewer.
PSDS’s own Katie Peek and Blair Tormey analyze the aftermath on Mexico Beach, Florida after Hurricane Michael. Read the report here.
Learn more about deadly runoff and polluted waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence here.
Dr. Rob Young weighs in on costly replenishment efforts following Hurricane Florence. Learn more here.
Recent PSDS Imagery
Hurricane Week: The Weather Channel
Featuring Director Rob Young
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