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North Carolina Shore and Its Barrier Islands Restless Ribbons of Sand

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ISBN-10: 0822322242

ISBN-13: 9780822322245

Edition: N/A

Authors: Orrin H. Pilkey, Craig A. Webb, David M. Bush, William J. Neal, Deborah F. Pilkey

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Book details

List price: $27.95
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 10/13/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Figures, Tables, and Risk Maps
Preface
Preface to the Previous Editions
Lessons from the Lighthouse
Storms!
Barrier Islands: Fast-Moving Property
North Carolina Estuaries
Shoreline Engineering: Stabilizing the Unstable
Assessing Risk Levels for Your Island, Neighborhood, and Site
Ranking the Risks of Your Island
The Law and the Shore
Building, Retrofitting, and Buying a House Near the Beach
Earthquake Potential and Damage Mitigation
Appendixes
Hazard Safety Checklists
Guide to Federal, State, and Local Agencies Involved in Coastal Development
101 Useful References
Index