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Posted: November 9, 2007
CCU scientist to appear on Weather Channel erosion series

  Paul Gayes  
Paul Gayes, director of Coastal Carolina University's Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, was interviewed by The Weather Channel recently for a series on coastal erosion called "The Crumbling Coast." The series is scheduled to air either on Monday, Nov. 12 or Tuesday, Nov. 13 between 8 and 11 p.m.

Gayes, a recognized authority on coastal geological processes was asked to explain the condition of the South Carolina's beaches and the history of erosion management in the state.

Gayes said the Weather Channel personnel were impressed by the scope of the Coastal Erosion Study, a five-year integrated research program sponsored by the US Geological Survey and South Carolina Sea Grant. The program employs a comprehensive regional approach to the study of coastal processes and helps guide coastline policy and management decisions.

"The national interest in that study was the reason the program, and the Grand Strand, were selected to be featured on the series," said Gayes. "Coastal's Center for Marine and Wetland Studies was the lead group for the study and coordinated the segment focusing on South Carolina's Grand Strand."

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