Living with the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's Ocean Shores (Living with the Shore)

Living with the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's Ocean Shores (Living with the Shore)

By: Larry G. Ward (author), Orrin H. Pilkey (author), William J. Neal (author), Stephen Howie (author), Peter S. Rosen (author), Gary Anderson (author)Hardback

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This volume in the Living with the Shore series provides practical and specific information on the status of the nation's coast and useful guidelines that enable residents, visitors, and investors to live with and enjoy the shore without costly and futile struggles against the forces of nature.

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Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Duke University

Contents

List of figures and tables vii Foreword xiii 1. The dynamic coast 1 2. Coastal environments 25 3. Shoreline engineering: stabilizing the unstable 43 4. Selecting a site along the shores of Chesapeake Bay 73 5. The open-ocean shoreline 148 6. Coastal land use and the law 155 7. Building or buying a house near the shore 166 Appendix A. Hurricanes 192 Appendix B. A guide to federal, state, and local agencies involved in coastal development 198 Appendix C. Useful references 204 Index 228

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/12/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780822308683
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9780822308683
  • ISBN10: 0822308681

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