Shores that Can Shapeshift AND Stay Put?
May 17, 2023
Photo Credit: Mario Accordino, ESA
The shore remained elusive on the drizzly May morning as a crack technical team of expert engineers and scientists assembled near one of the oldest and biggest sandspits in the South Bay. Local cities had sounded the alarm last year when tides overwhelmed the sandspit and left a gaping breach.
The team, at least half a dozen, began rolling into the gloomy parking lot at 9 am, opening their trunks, shaking hands, and pulling out rubber boots — accustomed as they were to traipsing through the soggy, marshy, oozy bits of the bayshore.