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NOAA, Corps Restore Marsh at Lejeune

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science recently worked with the Army Corps of Engineers to help Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Onslow County address sea level rise, shoreline erosion and pond formation that threaten salt marsh habitat at the base.

Earlier this year, the team used dredged materials to fill in a marsh pond at the base and then planted marsh grass in a pilot project officials said could help inform other military installations and coastal communities.

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