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Media Type: News / Op - Ed
Date of Publication: December 10, 2014
Year of Publication: 2014
Publication City: Santa Barbara, CA
Publisher: Science for Nature and People
“The months of October and November 2014 witnessed four major storms that collectively cost more than 40 lives and an estimated US $10 billion in damages (Odile, Hudhud,Nilofar, Vongfong). As with similar events in the past, these storms have raised significant questions regarding the choices we make when developing, managing and defending our coastlines.”
Siddharth Narayan shares how the freely accessible SNAP Natural Defense Database can provide crucial insight on whether and how natural habitats defend our coasts .