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Coastal zone management -- United States

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View Resource Davidson Laboratory: Marine Hydrodynamics & Coastal Engineering

Davidson Laboratory, a hydrodynamic and ocean engineering research center, is part of the Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering department at the Stevens Institute of Technology. This laboratory is focused on marine craft and testing as well as coastal engineering, marine environmental engineering, and underwater acoustics. Ongoing research projects in areas such as marine hydrodynamics,...
View Resource Coastal and Marine Geology Program

The Coastal and Marine Geology Program Web site of the US Geological Survey is a clearinghouse of coastal related information and scientific research. Visitors will find a link to the monthly newsletter "Sound Waves;" information on topics of study such as corals, pollution, erosion, and sonar mapping; and goals and plans for the program.
View Resource Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Program

The General Land Office of Texas, the state's oldest agency, strives to balance economic development with preservation of its natural resources. The Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Program of the agency has an interesting Web site with information about the state's shorelines and its continuous efforts to slow erosion and maintain its beaches. Although many of the links on the page are about...
View Resource NOAA's Office of Coast Survey

In 1807, President Thomas Jefferson established the Survey of the Coast in order to support safe transportation through the United States' waters. Today, the Office of Coast Survey is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Ocean Service. Their mission is to ensure "safe, efficient and environmentally sound marine transportation that brings an uninterrupted...
View Resource U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Coastal Barrier Resources Act

The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) was passed in 1982 in order to protect certain undeveloped coastal barriers along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has created this site to provide journalists, policy makers, scholars and others with information about the CBRA and its various programs and initiatives. The site includes information about...