THIRTY YEAR EROSION PROJECTIONS IN FLORIDA: PROJECT OVERVIEW AND STATUS

Emmett R. Foster

Abstract


A project to analyze historic shoreline erosion and to predict future erosion in Florida is discussed in this paper. Information is given concerning the data base and the methods of analysis. Some examples are provided illustrating the use of various analysis tools. The utility of numerical modeling as a newly developed analysis tool is discussed in particular. Some of the general results of the study are noted, as well as conclusions and opinions concerning the effectiveness of the program.

Keywords


erosion; erosion projection; Florida

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