Coastal Heritage Archive
Coastal Heritage is the quarterly publication of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, a science-based state agency supporting research, education, and outreach to conserve coastal resources and enhance economic opportunity for the people of South Carolina.
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You Are Here: New Horizons for Geography
Winter 1998-99, Vol. 13 #3 – Government planners increasingly use new geographic tools to manage development, conserve natural resources, and protect lives and property during natural disasters.
Pfiesteria Hysteria: Just When You Thought It Was Safe
Fall 1998, Vol. 13 #2 – A famous new species of nuisance algae, Pfiesteria piscicida, is often described as a bizarre, freakish phenomenon, but it’s just one small part of an international problem.
Early Europeans in America: Hurricanes Steer the Course of History
Summer 1998, Vol. 13 #1 – From the Chesapeake Bay to the Carolinas to Florida, the dreams of explorers and colonialists were often capsized by giant storms, creating long-lasting impacts on our heritage.
New Visions for Growth: Investing in Open Spaces
Spring 1998, Vol. 12 #4 – Some South Carolina localities are considering innovative techniques to slow down suburban sprawl.
The ABC’s of Science Education
Winter 1997-98, Vol. 12 #3 – Educators and business leaders are initiating the first stages of ambitious reforms to change how young Americans learn math and science.
Armoring the Coast: Beachfront Battles Over Seawalls
Fall 1997, Vol. 12 #2 – How can South Carolina balance preservation of beaches against the rights of private landowners?
Hurricanes 101: Lessons on Saving Lives and Property
Summer 1997, Vol. 12 #1 – Someday we could receive a double whammy: a huge storm that kills thousands of Americans and destroys more property than hurricanes Hugo and Andrew combined.
Exotic Species: The Aliens Have Landed
Spring 1997, Vol. 11 #4 – Exotic species are ruining crops, forests and rangelands across North America, with a pricetag of millions of dollars a year.