Beach erosion and construction a cause for concern in Puerto Rico

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Michele Estades

Aurelio Mercado, oceanography professor at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez recommends that coastal construction projects leave a buffer zone between the water and the building to mitigate the effects of climate change and sea level rise on beaches and buildings in Puerto Rico.

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