The shrinking Beaufort Sea coastline
A USGS team is assessing changes along the North Slope coastline using historical and contemporary maps and aerial surveys
A recent paper published by geologists from the U.S. Geological Survey reported accelerating rates of Beaufort Sea coastal erosion along a 37-mile section of shoreline bluffs, north of Teshekpuk Lake, at the northeastern edge of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. The geologists said that erosion....
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