Storms that change the landscape on barrier islands may devastate human infrastructure, but they can also create opportunities for wildlife to thrive.
"Ghost forests" filled with dead trees are becoming a growing phenomenon in parts of the Northeast. New research offers two explanations.
Salt marshes act as barriers against storm surges and natural disasters for coastal communities. But rising sea levels are breaking them down.
A pattern among the moon, sun, and sea level could help predict sunny-day flooding, say researchers.