“What makes the Delaware Bay the Delaware Bay is the Atlantic white cedar,” Kauffman said. “They are sentinels. They are early warning systems of what’s occurring.”
Now Stotts, through a National Science Foundation-supported research initiative called Project WiCCED (Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware), is studying what those trees’ rings might have to say about what happened to them.
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