Selecting the Optimum Dune Height for Panama City Beaches, Florida
The Panama City Beaches, Florida, study area is located in the northwest Florida panhandle between Philips Inlet and the Panama City Harbor entrance channel. Currently the area has an...

Vegetation Monitoring of Beach Nourishment
The Gulf Islands National Seashore portion of Perdido Key, Florida is the site of a five year project established to monitor the response of undisturbed native barrier island plant communities...

A Classification of the Coastal Dunes of Louisiana
The aeolian deposits of the barrier coastlines of Louisiana to the west of the active delta of the Mississippi have been studied intensively for almost 20 years. The dunes, dune terraces...

Coastal Zone Management in Mexico: The Baja California Experience
The coastline of Baja California contains a variety of features to include sea cliffs of varying heights, beaches, barrier beaches, spits, tombolos, mud flats, salt flats, sand dunes,...

Conservation and Management of Dry Coastal Vegetation
The present panorama of vegetation in dry coastal ecosystems (e.g. sage-succulent scrub, dune vegetation) of Mexico is presented. The paper includes the botanical diversity of these coasts...

Development and Implementation of the Coastal Defence Policy for the Netherlands
In 1990 the Government and Parliament of the Netherlands have decided on a new national coastal defence policy. To ensure the enduring safety of the polders and the sustainable preservation...

Morphological Trends of the Belgian Coast Shown by 10 Years of Remote-Sensing Based Surveying
The morphological evolution of foreshore, backshore, and adjoining dunes of the entire Belgian coast is surveyed by means of aerial remote sensing on a yearly basis since 1983. The evolution...

The French and Belgian Coast from Dunkirk to De Panne: A Case Study of Transborder Cooperation in the Framework of the Interreg Initiative of the European Community
The North Sea coast between the French town of Dunkirk and the Belgian sea resort of De Panne consists of sandy beaches bordered by dunes. A number of smaller sea resorts lie between these...

Louisiana Cheniers: Clues to Mississippi Delta History
The cheniers of southern Louisiana have map differences, deeding differences, and granulometric differences that distinguish them from swash-built beach ridges and from dune ridges. Instead,...

Infiltration in Two Sand Dune Areas in Saudi Arabia
Field infiltration experiments at several locations in two sand dune areas in Saudi Arabia were conducted. Results of these field tests are compared with predictions of the Green and Ampt...

Dune Profiles Before and After Storm Events in Coastal Massachusetts
It is well known that short-term changes in dune profiles can have a major effect on the severity of storm damage to coastal areas. In light of this, the standardized methodology developed...

Wetland Restoration in the Dutch Dune Area
Interference by man has affected the natural Dutch dune area seriously. The harmful effects of drinking water supply activities include low groundwater tables in the valleys, unnatural...

Design of Protective Dunes at Dam Neck, Virginia
Dunes act as a primary coastal defense against inundation in the Netherlands and the Dutch Government has devoted considerable effort towards development of reliable procedures for the...

Dune Maintenance
Beach nourishment and stabilization may be achieved through the replacement of sand eroded from the dune. A generalized description of the physical processes and the storm protection benefits...

Numerical Modeling of Storm-Induced Beach Erosion, Folly Beach, South Carolina, Beach Fill Alternatives
The U.S. Army Engineer District, Charleston (SAC), is developing a National Economic Development (NED) Plan for providing northeaster and hurricane storm protection for the municipality...

Coastal Maintenance—The Netherlands
The government of The Netherlands decided in the summer of 1990 to maintain the coastline at the position of 1990. This will be done mainly by artificial beach nourishment. The costs will...

Nature-Assisted Dune Restoration
The concept of finding and placing compatible sand along the coastal shoreline for dune restoration is presented. Laboratory experimental result supporting this concept is reported. Field...

Roadside Associated Disturbance on Coastal Dunes
Park Road 100 extends through the developed southernmost 8 km of South Padre Island and continues northward for 11.5 km through the Secondary Dunes and Vegetated Flats (SDVF) zone of the...

Coastal Dune Blowouts—Dynamics and Management Implications
New approaches to coastal dune management have been advocated recently, including dune grading and dune destabilization. A management concern in the case of destabilization involves the...

Success of Dune Restoration After Removal of UXO
The discovery of unexploded ordnance (UXO) at South Beach, a popular recreational beach on Martha's Vineyard island in Massachusetts, necessitated that the area be declared...

 

 

 

 

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