Drowning coasts: Tracking 400 Years of Humanity in the Sedimentary Record

I have always been obsessed with land. From crawling around construction sites with my grandfather as a child, to discussing Locke’s theories on property in my Modern Political Theory class, land, both physical and philosophical, captures my imagination in many ways. While I once believed I had a calling as a land-use lawyer or a real estate broker, I now know I am a physical geographer at heart, with majors in geology and government.

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