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Research and Technical Reports

Natural Resources Management and Policy

1999

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Shoreline Management In Chesapeake Bay, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Robert J. Byrne Oct 1999

Shoreline Management In Chesapeake Bay, C. Scott Hardaway Jr., Robert J. Byrne

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This document describes and illustrates specific, practical responses to shoreline management issues. We will begin with a look at the evolution of the Chesapeake Bay and its ongoing, long-term processes. We will proceed to a discussion of the daily, physical mechanisms that affect shoreline change and the topics professionals address in evaluating sites. We will then discuss strategies for managing shorelines, such as bulkheads, seawalls, revetments, groins, breakwaters, beach nourishment, and marsh fringes, as well as taking no action. Finally, we will give you a framework to apply these ideas in terms of the physical environment at the site and ...


Increasing The Probability Of Success In Restored Forested Wetlands, Kirk J. Havens, Gene Silberhorn Mar 1999

Increasing The Probability Of Success In Restored Forested Wetlands, Kirk J. Havens, Gene Silberhorn

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This study investigated survival and growth of two distinct ecotypic populations, with varying tolerance to waterlogging, of four species, Taxodium distichum (L.) Richard, Carpinus caroliniana Walt., Quercus michauxii Nutt. and Quercus pagoda Raf. (Syn. Q.falcata var. pagodifolia Ell.).