Relocating Erosion-Threatened Buildings—A Study of North Carolina Housemoving
Relocation moves the existing building if it becomes threatened by erosion. Each option has its own tradeoffs - advantages and disadvantages, that should be evaluated for the particular...

Historical Shoreline Position Change for the Mainland Beach in Harrison County, Mississippi
Historical shoreline position change (1851/52 to 1986) associated with the mainland beach in Harrison County, Mississippi, are controlled by engineering activities associated with beach...

Dock Master Planning in Coastal South Carolina
The rising population of coastal South Carolina has lead to an increasing demand for water access structures such as private docks. In order to comprehensively review the impacts of large...

T. L. James Marine Group Beach Nourishment Projects
To complete the referred to projects as used the highly maneuverable, 1,300 cubic-yard-capacity hopper dredges ATCHAFALAYA and MERMENTAU, both of which are self-propelled, split-hopper,...

In-Water Habitat Restoration and Juvenile Salmonid Stranding in the Lower Columbia River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) is considering using an eroded area in the Columbia River estuary to dispose of dredged material from the navigation channel. We conducted baseline...

Boater's Pledge—A Regional Campaign to Hook Fishermen and Recreational Boaters on Solutions to Solid-Waste Pollution
Volunteer beach cleanups along the coast of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico over the last years have resulted in removal of anthropogenic trash loads with a cumulative weight of more than...

Shoreline Processes and Beach Changes on the Lagoon Shoreline at Fire Island National Seashore, NY, USA
Shoreline processes and beach changes on the lagoon shoreline at Fire Island national seashore, NY, USA are discussed in this paper....

Laboratory Testing of an Artificial Reef Erosion Control Device
A physical model study has been conducted to examine the effectiveness of a concrete artificial reef in limiting offshore, storm-induced sand loss from a nourished beach. The experiment...

Offshore Marine Litter in Swansea Bay, Wales, UK
Offshore litter can originate from various sources; with land based (i.e., rivers and beaches), sewage disposal sites and sea dumping being the main source areas. Much work has been carried...

Restoring the Beach Profile with Vegetation
Owing to the fast moving urban expansion of the city of Rio de Janeiro toward one of its most preserved coastal areas, Barra da Tijuca district, it was necessary to implement some substructure...

Coastal Protection Effects at Buenos Aires, Argentina
A rapid population growing and a lack of a control planing of natural coastal resources increased damage assessments. Several buildings have been carried out to obtain a shoreline stabilization...

Balancing the Benefits, Weighing the Consequences: The Ventura River and the California Coastal Act
Four years after its construction on the Ventura River delta, the Ventura River inundated the Ventura Beach Rv Resort. The facility had been permitted under the City of San Buenaventura's...

Environmental Education Program
This work originated from a proposal by the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Oceanography Department, and Human Sciences and Social Integration Department of Colegio de Aplicacao-UERJ...

Motivating Factors Behind Environmental Activism: A Case Study of Beach Clean-up Participants
This study was initiated to investigate the motivating factors behind environmental activism. Participants in a Rhode Island beach clean-up were surveyed for information about their attitudes,...

Textural Features of Sediments and TEmporal Evolution of the Littoral Between Capo Passero and Capo Scalambri (South East Sicily): An Attempt at Automatic Zoning
The southern coast of Sicily extends for about 230 km and is characterized by five physiographic units, the first of which, from Capo Passero to Capo Scalambri, is made up of a roughly...

Historical Shoreline Analysis of the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Historical shoreline positions of the Mississippi mainland coast and the barrier islands were digitized for four periods of time. USGS T-sheets provided control for the 1850's, 1917, and...

Project Performance: Ocean City, Maryland Beach Nourishment
Detailed monitoring of the performance of a two-phase beach nourishment project has provided valuable information on beach fill behavior and long-term response of a beach fill to prevailing...

Performance of Beach Nourishment at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Between May and August, 1990, approximately 2.34 million cubic yards of sand were placed along 35,000 feet of the Atlantic shoreline of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The project...

Beach Fill Performance at the Lido Beach, Florida, Groin
Lido Beach on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota, Florida traditionally has been used as a placement area for sand dredged from the adjacent New Pass federal navigation project. At the end...

Relationship Between Wave Climate and Performance of a Recently Nourished Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, Florida
A large beach nourishment project was completed at Indian Rocks Beach on the central Gulf coast of Florida in December of 1990. The performance of the project has been monitored monthly...

 

 

 

 

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