The Collision of Surf, Sand, and the Law at Lechuza Beach: Coastal Processes and Public-Private Shore Boundaries
In order to undertake coastal development opportunities, the property owner must first establish the boundary between public and private property along the beachfront in order to demonstrate...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

The Economics of Our Beaches
An overview is given on the economics of beaches. Topics discussed include the role of beachfront properties in the local economy, beaches as free community open space, role of beaches...

The Beach: A Pile of Sand
Beaches are common features along most of the earth's coastlines. The presence of a beach requires at that site the processes of sediment accretion have dominated over the processes of...

Bringing Back the Beaches: A Return to Basics
California's beaches are among the state's most valuable and most intensively used natural resources. To date, although erosion is occurring in most part of California's coastline, there...

Brief Review of Florida's Beach Program

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

Sand Rights '99
Bringing Back the Beaches
The conference, Sand Rights '99: Bringing Back the Beaches, was organized by the Coastal Zone Foundation and the California Shore...

Beach Town Cleanup
The Avila Beach remediation project in California required the demolition of numerous structures and part of the beach in order to remove more than 200,000 cu yd (153,000 m³) of contaminated...

Design Considerations for Coastal Zone Exposed to Hurricane-Induced Wave Action

Coastal Change—Scales of Processes and Dimensions of Problems

Sediment Suspension in the Surf Zone

Cross-Shore Beach Profile Response to Storm Surge

Measurement and Modelling of Swash Hydrodynamics

Near-Bottom Velocity and Cross-Shore Sediment Transport in the Nearshore

Effect of Long Waves on Cross-Shore Sediment Transport Rates

Influence of Tidal Water Surface Fluctuations on Beach Profile Evolution

Relationship between On-Offshore Sediment Transport Rate on the Beach Face and Wave Energy

Evaluating Profile Data and Depth of Closure with Sonar Altimetry

Sand Bars at Duck, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Observations and Model Predictions

 

 

 

 

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