The Coastal Adaptation Scientist advances coastal habitat restoration and management approaches through applied science research on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. They innovate and demonstrate marsh management best practices and nature-based solutions to preserve coastal habitats and reduce flooding in coastal communities. They work collaboratively with the Resilient Coasts Team and external academic, government, non-profit, and private partners to develop projects that advance coastal habitat migration and resilience. The Coastal Adaptation Scientist conducts research and monitoring, records and analyzes data, writes and publishes reports, presents findings, and drafts grant proposals to advance the Program’s coastal management goals. They consider the diversity, equity, inclusion, and jus

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