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Scientists Study Impact Of Sandy On Flora and Fauna In Tidal Marshes

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A team of scientists is looking into the effects Superstorm Sandy had on birds and plants in tidal marshes from Maine to Virginia.

The project encompasses hundreds of marshes along the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coast.

Already-completed field work on an unrelated study of those marshes provided researchers with pre-storm information from just two months before Sandy's devasting hit last October. For the new study, researchers will compare the abundance of marsh plants and birds before and after the storm.

The research team is led by professors from the universities of Maine, Delaware and Connecticut and a biologist from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation.

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