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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Barrier Island Buffers: Network Focuses on Stabilizing Ecosystems

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Along the state's coastline, over three hundred miles of barrier islands provide a protective shield against strong ocean waves driven by storms and hurricanes. This area is also growing in population and accompanying economy development. William Smith of Wake Forest University heads the Coastal Barrier Island Network, a group that is studying ways to manage these vulnerable islands.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Early Summer 2008, p6-9, il