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2019 Spring SEERS Meeting

  • 7 Mar 2019
  • 9 Mar 2019
  • Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington


  • Code will be provided by arrangement with the SEERS Board

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Featuring a special session on “The Art of Resilience”. Resilience is the ability of an ecosystem to absorb a disturbance, but also to maintain the quality of its pre-disturbance structure and functions. Our challenge is applying this to coastal systems where the intersection of land and sea, and people and the environment, creates complex interactions and synergies. For coastal communities and ecosystems, we can view this through the lens of adaptability and durability. Communities and ecosystems need to be durable (resistant) to disturbance events, and able to adapt to changing baselines. The ‘art’ is in balancing the needs and resilience of communities with that of ecosystems to the benefit of both. SEERS is calling for presentations that address this theme, but presentations on other research topics related to estuaries and coasts are welcome as always. See the SEERS website for details on special events and field trips.

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