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An overview of coastal land loss with emphasis on the southeastern United States


Comprehensive background information on coastal land loss, discussing the influence of waves and storms, the intrinsic characteristics of the shoreline materials, and the role of human activities.

by Morton, Robert A.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-337
Related topics:
Coastal processes, Erosion, Floods, Human impacts, Hurricanes, Marine geology, Risk assessment, Storm surge, Subsidence, Coastal zones, Wetlands
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