Elise Leduc is a coastal scientist with experience in coastal environmental management, climate change and sea level rise planning, wetland delineation and restoration, and geospatial analysis. Ms. Leduc earned a Master’s in Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment where she studied coastal environmental management, geospatial analysis, and wetland ecology and restoration. She is certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) and a Massachusetts EOEEA Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program Provider. She has managed multiple climate change vulnerability assessments and resiliency planning projects for Massachusetts coastal municipalities. She is also experienced in ecological field studies, including conducting eelgrass, shellfish, and aquatic macro-invertebrate surveys, and wetland delineations and evaluations, and has provided guidance for various wetland restoration projects, such as a thin layer deposition salt marsh restoration in Rhode Island, various estuary restoration projects in conjunction with culvert redesigns, and the ecological modeling and the adaptive management approach to support the Herring River Estuary restoration project on the Outer Cape.
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