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Coastal Geology & Processes Analyses

Woods Hole Group has established expertise to evaluate the dynamic nature of the entire nearshore coastal environment from the migratory nature of barrier islands and inlets, to the shifting sands of drifting dunes, and the rise and fall of tides. Whether it is evaluating historical shoreline change, describing sediment cores or assessing an eroding coastal beach or dune, Woods Hole Group collects, interprets and disseminates the information necessary to help clients make informed management decisions. Specific capabilities include:

  • Historical Shoreline & Geomorphic Change
  • Sediment Budgets
  • Beach, Dredge & Inlet Management Planning
  • Flood Plain Mapping
  • Site Assessments/Inspections


Beaches Move. All the Time. You Can Count On It.