Accession Number : AD0453227


Title :   LAND AGAINST THE SEA,


Corporate Author : AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE TEMPE ARIZ WATER CONSERVATION LAB


Personal Author(s) : Stevens,M E ; Caldwell,J M ; Rayner,A C


Report Date : May 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 43


Abstract : Described in non-technical language are the origin and nature of our sea coasts, the forces of which those coasts are exposed, the behavior of the shores under exposure to those forces, the effects thereon of development by man, and the characteristics of methods for the protection and improvement of the shore. Also described are the roles of the local, State, and Federal Governments in providing for sound development, protection and improvement of the shore, and discussion of the need of long-range planning for preservation of our coastal resources. (Author)


Descriptors :   *PRESERVATION , EROSION , COASTAL REGIONS , SAND , BEACHES , BULKHEADS , BREAKWATERS , HYDROLOGY , TIDES , LEGISLATION , STORMS , WIND , OCEAN WAVES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE