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The JcneRR Sentinel Site : Research and Monitoring Applications

  title={The JcneRR Sentinel Site : Research and Monitoring Applications},
  author={Michael J. Kennish and Richard G. Lathrop and A Andreas Spahn and Gregg P. Sakowicz and Rachael Sacatelli},
The Tuckerton Peninsula is the designated sentinel site of the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve for the detection and monitoring of climate change effects, most notably sea-level rise and inundation, as well as other natural and anthropogenic drivers of change. It is a 2,000 ha Spartina salt marsh system of state Wildlife Management Lands. Sentinel site infrastructure has been installed to assess climate change effects. Projects are ongoing to document changes in marsh… 

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