The Evolution of New Jersey's Barrier Islands

One cannot control the sea, but one can adjust to it. Given the uncertainty over future sea levels and the temporary nature of coastal land, the time seems to be ripe to consider responses to land loss along the shore. Earlier generations moved with the shoreline. Later generations tried to halt the ocean’s natural forces. But for the future, living above the waves may be the best option.

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