Transient Giants: How Sand Dunes Protect Our Beaches - 7/15/14 | WYPR

Transient Giants: How Sand Dunes Protect Our Beaches - 7/15/14

Jul 15, 2014

Sand dunes, those soft summertime beach-sights that can be scaled in flip-flops and dune buggies, are coastal geology that evolve in real time.

Buffering the coast like natural sand bags, they protect the land behind them from wind and waves.