Sea Level Changes: A Corps of Engineers Perspective

by Hugh Converse, US Army Corps of Engineers, San, Francisco, CA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87

Abstract:

The purpose of this discussion paper is to review current Corps of Engineers policy in relation to a possible significant increase in general sea level. A significant relative sea level rise would create very serious long-term damages to both natural resources and the works of man. The paper discusses possible impacts, Corps of Engineers policies, and other aspects of the subject.



Subject Headings: Coastal processes | Ocean currents | Natural resources | Oceanography | Environmental issues | United States Army Corps of Engineers | Federal government | Sea level | United States

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