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Sandy Point

We've collected a wealth of geologic, mapping, historical, & survey data. Now we're working to decipher it all. Follow our progress on our blog!

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Annapolis Way, Newbury, MA

The Plum Island Research Project is a team of academic researchers
working to build a comprehensive geological and social history of
Plum Island, the mouth of the Merrimack River and surrounding areas.


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International Coastal Symposium Science Poster

ICS 2016 Poster

Posted: February 21, 2016

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Recent Blog Posts

The Wagging Tail of the Merrimack River

February 21, 2016 - Williamsburg, VA       21 February 2016 Picking up where I left off yesterday . . . So, I’ve shared some of my perspective about the need […]

Plum Island Point Erosion

February 21, 2016 - Gloucester Point, VA       20 February 2016 There has been a lot of well-founded concern and quite a few news articles lately about the erosion on […]