Declining Sediments and Rising Seas: an Unfortunate Convergence for Tidal Wetlands

@article{Weston2013DecliningSA,
  title={Declining Sediments and Rising Seas: an Unfortunate Convergence for Tidal Wetlands},
  author={Nathaniel B. Weston},
  journal={Estuaries and Coasts},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={1-23}
}
The availability of suspended sediments will be a dominant factor influencing the stability of tidal wetlands as sea levels rise. Watershed-derived sediments are a critical source of material supporting accretion in many tidal wetlands, and recent declines in wetland extent in several large river delta systems have been attributed in part to declines in sediment delivery. Little attention has been given, however, to changes in sediment supply outside of large river deltas. In this study… 
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