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Saving America's beaches: the causes of and solutions to beach erosion
Douglass, S.L. (2002). Saving America's beaches: the causes of and solutions to beach erosion. Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering, 19. World Scientific: New Jersey. ISBN 981-238-097-3. ix, 91 pp.
Part of: Liu, P.L.-F. (Ed.) Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering. World Scientific: Singapore. ISSN 1793-074X, more
Saving America's beaches: the causes of and solutions to beach erosion

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Keywords
    Beach erosion; Causes; Solutions; Marine

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  • Douglass, S.L.

Abstract
    This book tells you where beach sand comes from, how waves are formed and how they break and move sand down the coast, how "works of man" have blocked this movement and caused beach erosion, and what can be done to save the beaches for future generations of Americans. A three-part prescription for healthy beaches is proposed: "backing off", "bypassing sand", and "beach nourishment". So if you love waves and beaches, and care about the future of your favorite beach spot, then read this book while you enjoy the beach.

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