American Society of Civil Engineers

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008

by Louise Wallendorf, (editor), Lesley Ewing, (editor), Chris Jones, (editor), and Bruce Jaffe, (editor)
Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0968-8 (print), 2008, xiii, 1027 pp., (doi:, 22 cm., Includes references and indexes.     (Barcode: 498704730)

Conference information: Solutions to Coastal Disasters Congress 2008; April 13-16, 2008, Turtle Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, United States

ASCE sponsor: Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of the Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008 conference, held in Turtle Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, April 13-16, 2008. Sponsored by the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration; U.S. Geological Survey. This collection contains 90 papers with state-of-the-art information coastal engineering. Topics include: sea-level rise, hurricanes and storm surge, coastal inundation and flooding, shoreline erosion and beach nourishment, shoreline management, coastal hazard mitigation, vulnerability of coastal structures, marine facilities, and social science related to coastal disasters. This proceedings is a companion to Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008: Tsunamis and will be valuable to engineers, managers, planners, scientists, geologists, economists, oceanographers, and meteorologists working in the coastal zone.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Natural disasters
Coastal management
Beach nourishment

Library of Congress Call Number:  TC203.5.S6 2008
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Coastal engineering--Congresses.
Coastal zone management--Congresses.
Shore protection--Congresses.
Emergency management--Congresses.