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


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: United States Army Corps of Engineers | Sea level | Coastal processes | Water level | Oceanography | Ocean engineering | Ocean currents | United States

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