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Sea Level Rise and the Fate of Chesapeake Wetlands

January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Pat Megonigal, SERC biogeochemist

Wetlands are critical for protecting our homes from storms and filtering out pollution before it reaches the Bay, in addition to sheltering wildlife above and below the water. But can they survive the onslaught of rising seas? In this talk, SERC biogeochemist Pat Megonigal will outline how wetlands have evolved ways to resist sea level rise, and what it may take for them to succeed in the 21st century.


January 23, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
647 Contees Wharf Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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