More than half of Hudson River tidal marshes were created accidentally by humans

IMAGE: The arrival of the railroad and associated structures in 1850 along the banks of New York’s Hudson River Tidal Estuary in several areas created the conditions for marshes to form…. view more  Credit: courtesy of the Dams and Sediment in the Hudson project AMHERST, Mass. – In a new study of tidal marsh resilience to […]

More than half of Hudson River tidal marshes were created accidentally by humans

The arrival of the railroad and associated structures in 1850 along the banks of New York’s Hudson River Tidal Estuary in several areas created the conditions for marshes to form. Credit: the Dams and Sediment in the Hudson project In a new study of tidal marsh resilience to sea level rise, geologist and first author […]