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The Corps and the Shore

The Corps and the Shore( )
Author: Pilkey, Orrin H.
Dixon, Katharine L.
Wheeler, Katharine Dixon
ISBN:978-1-55963-439-7
Publication Date:Feb 1998
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

For more than a century, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been building fortifications along the American coastline in an effort to protect our vulnerable shores. With the prospect of seaborne invasion becoming increasingly unlikely, the Corps has turned its attention to a more subtle but no less dangerous threat: the insidious effects of coastal erosion.In The Corps and the Shore, Orrin H. Pilkey, the nation's most outspoken coastal geologist, and Katharine L. Dixon, an educator...
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Book Details
Pages:286
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Hydraulics
Mathematics / Logic
Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds



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