VIMS News Stories

Study predicts salt marshes will persist despite rising seas

Analysis shows traditional assessment methods overestimate salt-marsh vulnerability because they don’t fully account for processes that allow for vertical and landward migration as water levels increase.

Chesapeake Bay marsh expert joins VIMS faculty

New VIMS faculty member Matt Kirwan gained his interest in coastal wetlands the hard way—through years of muskrat trapping in the marshes of the Eastern Shore.