National Seashore Massachusetts
This page contains posters that communicate a sampling of the natural resource science that has taken place and is underway at Cape Cod National Seashore. Posters from both park staff and outside researchers (and in many cases a combination of both) are displayed for viewing. The posters have been grouped according to ecosystem type.
Estuaries and Salt Marshes
Monitoring Salt Marsh Elevation at Cape Cod National Seashore: Understanding the response to sea level rise. K. Medeiros, J. Lynch, C. Roman, M. James-Pirri. 2014.
Elevation changes associated with various salt marsh plant communities. R. Dye, M. Adams, J. Barnes, S. Smith, and M. Tyrrell. 2013.
A survey of diamondback terrapin nesting and foraging habitat in the Herring River estuary. B. Brennessel, E. Conklin, and A. Enchelmaier. 2011.
The effect of soft shell clams on macroalgal blooms in restored salt marshes of coastal Massachusetts. R. Clark, V. Rubino, R. Thiet, S. Smith, K. Lee, J. Oset. 2011.
Is overfishing triggering marsh die-off in Cape Cod salt marshes? T. Coverdale and Nicholas Hermann. 2011.
Ecological response of the East Harbor estuary to partial tidal restoration. J. Portnoy. 2008.
A trial of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle in a tidally restricted coastal lagoon. K. Chapman and K Lee. 2008.
Nekton as indicators of estuarine restoration success in a tidal creek and lagoon. M. Tyrrell and H. Bayley. 2007.
Nekton response to estuarine restoration, East Harbor, Truro MA. E. Gwilliam and J. Portnoy. 2007.
Restoration of historically restricted estuaries, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts. CCNS Nat Res Staff. 2005.
Re-turning the tide: restoring tidal flow to Outer Cape estuaries. CCNS Nat Res Staff. 2004.
Ponds and Freshwater Wetlands
Dune slack wetlands of Cape Cod National Seashore. S. Smith, M. Hanley, K. Killingbeck. 2011.
Nitrogen-stimulated algal growth in freshwater ponds of Cape Cod National Seashore. S. Smith and K. Lee. 2006.
Effects of drought on community dynamics of vernal wetlands on
Effects of biological soil crusts on germination and seedling health of key successional dune plants Deschampsia flexuosa and Morella pennsylvanica on Cape Cod, MA. A. Doshas, R. Thiet, S. Smith, K. Lee. 2011.
Development of a fine scale remotely-sensed map of coastal dune and salt marsh cover types at Cape Cod National Seashore. B. Timm, K. McGarigal, and M. Adams. 2009.
Distribution and abundance of four-toed salamanders (Hemidactylium scutatum) at Cape Cod National Seashore, with emphasis on the Herring River Drainage. R. Cook, J. Portnoy, D. Murphy, M. Schult, A. Goodstine, and L. Bratz. 2007.
Improving calling surveys for detecting Fowler's toad, Bufo fowleri, in southern New England, USA. T. Tupper, R. Cook, B. Timm, and A. Goodstine. 2007.
Beaches, Spits and Barrier Islands
The effect of off-road vehicles (ORVs) on beach invertebrates in the northeastern United States. J. Steinback, H. Ginsberg, R. Cerrato. 2011.
Using Real Time Kinematic GPS and LIDAR to Survey Outer Cape Cod's Changing Coast. Rachael Dye and Mark Adams, 2012.
Park-Wide / Multi-System
Producing ocean current maps using high frequency radar (CODAR). S. King, W. Brown, C. Jakubiak, G. Marques. 2008.
Comparison of mercury in atmospheric deposition and in fish across the continental gradient in atmospheric deposition of mercury. J. Colman, K. Lee, and R. Hutchinson. 2006.