To know how sediment moves in an estuary, you have to know how the water flows — the tides, the currents. Using computer models to understand that motion can be time-consuming and costly. Which is why Salme Cook, an oceanography Ph.D.
“We really need to understand this country and be able to work together to protect our mutual coastlines.”
Larry Mayer, director of UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, was inducted into the Hydrographer Hall of Fame this week at the annual Hydro 2017 conference.
Photograph by Lisa Nugent, Web & Mobile Development
Work to replace 800 feet of rip-rap with salt marsh along the shoreline of inner Cutts Cove will begin this month and continue into June. Algae-covered rock will be repositioned into the cove to build a living shoreline sill to support the new salt marsh.