California's Beaches – Where the Tourists Are

New Bern Bypass
To alleviate congestion and offer tourists easier access to their destinations, the North Carolina Department of Transportation decided to reroute U.S. Route 17 out of the historic town...

Assessing the Benefits of Clean, Healthy Beaches
Today, there is a need for a national economic benefits study that will enable policy makers to understand what return they can expect from an investment of taxpayer dollars in a coastal...

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...

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...

Beyond Whale Watching-the Future of Ecotourism

The Blow Hole Fideicomiso

Managing Marine Wildlife and Eco-Visitors at Año Nuevo State Reserve

Economic Value and Impacts on Coastal Zone: The Gold Coast Case Study

Economic Assessment of Seven Ocean-Dependent Activities

An Economic Evaluation of Beaches in California

Beach Restoration as a National Policy

The Quincy Mine Tramway

Cruise Ship Terminal No.8 at Port Canaveral

Light Rail as Planned
The Mission Valley West project, an extension of the San Diego Trolley, runs 6.1 miles between Qualcomm Stadium and the Old Town District. Conceived by the Metropolitan Transit Development...

Transit Ridership Forecasting Using a GIS

Planning of Water Supply Under Uncertainty: The Dead Sea Project

For Sure Shores
Fighting a long history of beach-destroying structures and man-made inlets, coastal engineers are finding that the answer to beach erosion lies in a deeper understanding of its dynamic...

Recreation Monitoring

The Community Options Model©: A PC Tool for Evaluating Community Choices for Marinas and Tourism





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