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Solutions to coastal disasters 2005; proceedings.


Solutions to coastal disasters 2005; proceedings.

Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference (2005: Charleston, S.C.).

Am. Society of Civil Engineers


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In these proceedings from the May 2005 conference, contributors of 80 papers describe their work conducted through November 2004, with a major focus on the coastline of the US on the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico but including studies from the Pacific coastline as well as that of the North Sea, the Indian Ocean and Lake Ontario. General topics include reports from ocean observing systems, studies of storm surges and hurricanes, including 2004's Hurricane Isabel, reports from coastal storms programs and about flood hazard mapping, rip currents, erosion, shoreline monitoring and surveying, beach and dune nourishment, wetlands and wind. Topics also include coastal buildings and marine structures, ports, seismic effects and tsunamis, climate, hazard mitigation planning, and evacuation and loss.

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