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The Evolution of New Jersey's Barrier Islands

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The Evolution of New Jersey's Barrier Islands, By Joseph Dunsay, Scribol.com, New Jersey's barrier islands typify environmental change under the forces of nature, but responding to such change READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/the-evolution-of-new-jerseys-barrier-is...

Opinion: Movable barriers can protect Long Island's South Shore

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Opinion: Movable barriers can protect Long Island's South Shore, September 13, 2013, By JOHN D. CAMERON JR.. AND DAVID BERG, Long Island Newsday, Would movable barriers that prevent storm surge READ MORE
http://www.newsday.com/opinion/oped/opinion-movable-barriers-can-prote...

The Kindest Cut of All

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The Kindest Cut of All, September 18, 2013, By Will James, The Wall Street Journal, Article with photographs; click to enlarge. READ MORE
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323981304579079481094489...

Hurricane Sandy swept away half of barrier island's sand

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Hurricane Sandy swept away half of barrier island's sand, August 27, 2013, By Becky Oskin, LiveScience, NBC News, Article with photo. READ MORE
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/hurricane-sandy-swept-away-half-barrier...

What Will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands?

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What Will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands?, ScienceDaily.com, June 15, 2011, Article with photograph; click to enlarge. READ MORE
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615171412.htm

5 Years After Katrina, Gulf Ecosystems On the Ropes

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5 Years After Katrina, Gulf Ecosystems On the Ropes, By Brett Israel, Date: 27 August 2010, LiveScience.com, Article and photograph; click for larger view. READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/8505-5-years-katrina-gulf-ecosystems-ropes....

Photos: Beautiful & Ever-Changing Barrier Islands

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Photos: Beautiful & Ever-Changing Barrier Islands, Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer, Date: 25 August 2011, Live Science, Photos, with descriptions. READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/15770-photos-beautiful-barrier-islands.html

Building On A Barrier Island

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Building On A Barrier Island, Surprising Science Blog, Smithsonian Institute, August 30, 2011, Posted By: Sarah Zielinski, Article with photograph; click to view in on Flickr. READ MORE
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2011/08/building-on-a-barrier-...

Eastern Barrier Islands: Terra Un-Firma

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Eastern Barrier Islands: Terra Un-Firma, February 1996, National Science Foundation, All-text article on how storms affect barrier islands. READ MORE
http://www.nsf.gov/news/frontiers_archive/2-96/2islands.jsp

Barrier Island Ecosystems

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Barrier Island Ecosystems, Tales of the Coast, Combination of text and photos explaining barrier islands' ecosystems within it. READ MORE
http://www.corpscoasts.us/sharing/sc-cebarrier.cfm

Hatteras Island Vacations - Geography Gone Wild

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Hatteras Island Vacations - Geography Gone Wild, Surf or Sound Realty's Blog, Article with one photograph; click for a larger view. READ MORE
http://hatterasblog.surforsound.com/all-posts/geography-gone-wild/

Barrier Islands

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Barrier Islands, Palm Beach County History Online, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.pbchistoryonline.org/page/barrier-islands

How Barrier Islands (Such as Galveston) Work

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How Barrier Islands (Such as Galveston) Work, September 15, 2008, by Dave Schumaker, The Geology News Blog, Text, photos, illustration and short video. READ MORE
http://geology.rockbandit.net/2008/09/15/how-barrier-islands-such-as-g...

Florida's Barrier Islands

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Florida's Barrier Islands, Florida Vacation & Travel Guide, Article includes photos. READ MORE
http://www.2fla.com/floridas-barrier-islands

Artificial Islands Can't Save LA. Coast, Say Geologists

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Artificial Islands Can't Save LA. Coast, Say Geologists, By Larry O'Hanlon, Wed May 12, 2010, Discovery News, All-text article. READ MORE
https://www.seeker.com/artificial-islands-cant-save-la-coast-say-geolo...

Coastal Conflicts

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Coastal Conflicts, USGS, A combination of text, maps, and images; click to view a larger image. READ MORE
http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1075/conflicts.html

Barrier Island and Barrier Beaches

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Barrier Island and Barrier Beaches, Dr. Lindley S. Hanson, Salem State College, A combination of text, illustrations, and interactive photograph. READ MORE
http://www.salemstate.edu/~lhanson/gls214/gls214_barrier_isl.htm

How Barrier Islands Survive Storms

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How Barrier Islands Survive Storms, By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer, Date: 25 August 2011, Article with one image; click to view the full size. READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/15771-barrier-islands-survive-storms.html

A Barrier Island - Bald Head Island

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A Barrier Island - Bald Head Island, What's It Like Where You Live Team, Missouri Botanical Garden, Has text and images; click to view larger version. For younger students. READ MORE
http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/sandy/barrier.htm

Science and environment: how barrier islands work

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Science and environment: how barrier islands work, esortment.com, All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.essortment.com/science-environment-barrier-islands-work-616...

Duke University Marine Lab: explore the Barrier Islands

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Duke University Marine Lab: explore the Barrier Islands, October 19, 2007, by Samantha Harrington and Sara Bell, Posted by nicholasschoolatduke, Video length: 03:10. READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Plants and Flowers of the NC Coast Barrier Islands

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Plants and Flowers of the NC Coast Barrier Islands, NCNatural.com, Photos with descriptions. READ MORE
http://ncnatural.com/wildflwr/coastal/index.html

Guide to Coastal North Carolina - Barrier Island Dynamics

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Guide to Coastal North Carolina - Barrier Island Dynamics, NCNatural.com, Article with illustration. READ MORE
http://ncnatural.com/Coast/dynamics.html

Barrier islands off New Orleans in jeopardy

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Barrier islands off New Orleans in jeopardy, July 15, 2008, Associated Press, NBC.com, Article with photo. READ MORE
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/25675680/#.UwJgl15BE7A

Ike Underscores Foolishness of Building on Barrier Islands

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Ike Underscores Foolishness of Building on Barrier Islands, September 12, 2008, By Clara Moskowitz, Staff Writer, LiveScience.com, Article with photo. READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/environment/080912-barrier-islands.html

Natural History of Georgia's Barrier Islands

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The Natural History of Georgia's Barrier Islands By Taylor Schoettle, Photos by Richard T. Bryant, SherpaGuides.com, Article with photos and illustrations. READ MORE
http://www.sherpaguides.com/georgia/barrier_islands/natural_history/in...

Barrier Island Habitats - How Stuff Works

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Barrier Island Habitats, How Stuff Works, Article with photos and illustrations. READ MORE
http://science.howstuffworks.com/barrier-island2.htm

Barrier island

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Barrier island, Wikipedia.org, Article with images and illustrations; click for larger version. READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrier_island
Barrier islands are narrow strips of land that usually occur in chains. They are popular vacation spots and resort areas but are fragile ecosystems. Find resources and learn about the habitats within barrier islands.
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