Hurricane impacts on the Caribbean coastal/marine environment : using scientific assessment to plan for the future
Aubrey, David G.
Giese, Graham S.
Burdick, D. M.
Agardy, M. T.
Haney, J. Christopher
Gable, F. J.
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The passage of Hurricane Hugo through the eastern Caribbean provided a unique opportunity for multidisciplinary study of (1) the effects of severe storms on tropical coastal and marine ecosystems, and (2) the physical and biological responses of those ecosystems to intense storm-induced changes. In addition to its direct value as basic science, this study can be used to facilitate development of improved coastal and marine resource management capabilities.
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