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    Cape Cod

    National Seashore Massachusetts

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    The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »

Research Posters

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

 
ElevationChanges

Elevation changes associated with various salt marsh plant communities. R. Dye, M. Adams, J. Barnes, S. Smith, and M. Tyrrell. 2013.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ponds and Freshwater Wetlands

 
Smith_DuneSlack_Wetland_Poster

Dune slack wetlands of Cape Cod National Seashore. S. Smith, M. Hanley, K. Killingbeck. 2011.

 
 
Drought and vernal ponds

Effects of drought on community dynamics of vernal wetlands on
Cape Cod
. J. Hubbard, J. Portnoy, C. Roman, N. Barrett, and E.
Gwilliam. 2001.

 

Coastal Uplands

 
 
 
 
 
 

Beaches, Spits and Barrier Islands

 
 
 

Park-Wide / Multi-System

 
CODAR

Producing ocean current maps using high frequency radar (CODAR). S. King, W. Brown, C. Jakubiak, G. Marques. 2008.

 

Did You Know?

cranberry bog at harvest time

The word “cranberry” originated as a contraction of crane berry, a name given to the plant by early settlers because the flower resembles the head of a crane.