Accession Number:

ADA181897

Title:

Environmental Impact Research Program. Environmental Considerations for Dune-Stabilization Projects.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

VIRGINIA INST OF MARINE SCIENCE GLOUCESTER POINT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

Contents--History of Human Efforts to Stabilize Coastal Dunes Report Objectives Role of Dunes in Shore Processes Overtopping, Sand Reservoir Natural Dune Systems Vegetation of Natural Dunes Description of Man-Made Dune Systems Dune-Building Techniques Morphology of Man-Made Dunes Vegetation of Man-Made Dunes Dune-Stabilization Projects Shore Erosion Barrier Island Migration Biological Considertions in Dune-Stabilization Projects Dune Vegetation Secondary Dune Vegetation Coastal Salt Marshes.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE