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) : Knutson,Paul L ; Finkelstein,Kenneth

PDF Url : ADA181897

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 44

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.

Descriptors :   *DUNES, *SOIL STABILIZATION, BARRIERS, ISLANDS, MIGRATION, COASTAL REGIONS, SALTS, SWAMPS, MANMADE, MORPHOLOGY, SECONDARY, VEGETATION, SHORES, VEGETATION, SAND, EROSION

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE