Accession Number:

ADA611397

Title:

Coastal Pier Construction Impacts on a Mid-Atlantic Barrier Island

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The Corps of Engineers constructs and issues permits for the construction of coastal structures such as groins, jetties, and piers in the coastal zone. Potential impacts on local beach fauna by the construction and presence of these structures need to be determined to aid coastal planners 1n designing and evaluating such structures. This note provides information on pier construction impacts on local beach fauna communities on a mid-Atlantic barrier island.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE