Oilfield Development vs. Waterfowl in Arctic Alaska (abstract)
The newest oilfield in Alaska is the Lisburne field under development by ARCO Alaska, Inc. , Standard Alaska Production, and Exxon. The Lisburne field is completely surrounded by the older...

Defending Our Lake Shores
The current high levels of the Great Lakes are nothing new, as the lakes have been fluctuating throughout history. There have been proposals to stop the current rise in the Michigan-Huron...

Private Coastline Conservation Management: The Land Trust in the San Juan Islands, Washington
Waterfront land values in prime recreation areas like the San Juan Islands are very high. Local, state, and federal agencies have scarce resources for conserving the natural beauty of...

Geomorphology, Convergent Margins and Earthquakes
Underthrusting along convergent plate margins, is commonly accompanied by the occurrence of shallow focus, large magnitude thrust earthquakes ( greater than magnitude 7. 5). In the subduction...

Changes in Development Design Along California's Coast as a Result of California's Coastal Program 1973 to 1987
California's coastal program has attempted to encourage and, where necessary, require designs which take into account a proposed development's immediate and surrounding...

Developing Oceanfront Hotels on Built-Up Coasts: Resolving Public Access, Natural Hazards, and Community Character Conflicts
In the mid 1980s, a resurgence of hotel development took place along the oceanfront of the northern shore of New Jersey, a 35 mile reach of barrier spits and headlands intensely developed...

A Railway Protection?Coastal Structures on Tyrrehenian Calabrian Coastline
The stretch of Calabrian coastline facing the Tyrrehenian Sea has for many years undergone severe erosion, exposing the Battipaglia-Reggio Calabria railtrack to the direct action of waves....

California: Private Beaches Yield to Public Access
California, often a leader in championing public rights, has grappled with the issue of private ownership versus public usage of the seashore, and in recent years has developed interesting...

Living with the Shore: Hazard Mitigation through Education
In 1977, the authors began the task of producing summary texts for all mainland open-ocean coastal states as well as Chesapeake Bay, Puget Sound, and Lakes Erie and Michigan. On completion,...

Temporary Structures in Construction Operations
Temporary works have a primary influence on the quality, safety, speed and profitability of all construction projects. They provide access, support and protection of a facility under construction....

Analysis of Cross-Shore Circulation on a Beach

Geotextile Armors Louisiana Coastline

Report Says Dumping Puts Coastlines in Jeopardy

Restoring the Shore
Tourism generated by its beaches is Florida's major source of revenue, but erosion has always been a threat. The state now has a plan and the money and is about to embark...

Recent Trends and Advances in Bulk Cargo Unloading
The progress in loading of bulk cargo into ships has matched the advances in ships' size. The same could not be said for getting bulk material out of the hold of a ship, in...

Pressuremeter Tests and Shoring Wall Design
Pressuremeter testing was used as an integral part in the design of the temporary tieback shoring wall for the Columbia Center office building in Seattle, Washington. Pressuremeter testing...

Tunneling Around Ft. McHenry
The world's largest underwater tunnel was built out of sight and sound of Ft. McHenry. The 4,000 ft tunnel needed to take I-95 from shore to shore had to be extended to 7,200...

Coast of California Storm and Tidal Waves Study: A Regional Coastal Zone Monitoring Program
An integral aspect of the Coast of California Storm and Tidal Waves Study (CCSTWS) was the implementation of a four year comprehensive regional coastal zone monitoring program in 1983....

Foreshore Treatment as a Method of Coastal Protection
This paper describes the damages sustained by a small section of the Vancouver, British Columbia coastline during the passage of a storm in December, 1982. This stretch of protected coastline...

Low-Cost Stacked Block Revetments for Great Lakes Shores
Two stacked-block revetments, the product of emergency conditions and budget limitations, were constructed at Illinois Beach State Park on Lake Michigan in April 1982. The revetments,...

 

 

 

 

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