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The JcneRR Sentinel Site : Research and Monitoring Applications

  title={The JcneRR Sentinel Site : Research and Monitoring Applications},
  author={M. Kennish and R. Lathrop and A. 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… Expand
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