*The Future of Salt Marshes as Sea Level Rises*
How do coastal marshes respond to changes in sea level? Sea level has risen over the past centuries, but the rate is increasing with very different responses in places such as Massachusetts, Louisiana, andWashington. Come listen to salt marsh expert John Teal, scientist emeritus at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, explain this phenomenon and its environmental impact on these important ecological areas and human activities.
Ocean Explorium at New Bedford Seaport
174 Union Street
New Bedford MA 02719
Admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors and children