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Title: Coastal processes assessment for Brevard County, Florida, with special reference to test plaintiffs
Authors: Applied Coastal Research and Engineering.
Kraus, Nicholas C.
Byrnes, Mark R. (Mark Richard)
Lindquist, Anne-Lise.
Keywords: Bathymetric change
Brevard County
Canaveral Harbor
Cape Canaveral
Coastal processes
Down-drift impacts of coastal structures
Shoreline change
Storm-induced beach change
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Justice
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; CHL-99-6.
Description: Technical report
This report was prepared as an independent assessment of the coastal physical processes occurring along Brevard County, Florida. The study was conducted for the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, in its involvement with the lawsuit Applegate et al. versus the United States of America. Long-term regional beach change is evaluated by analysis of survey data on shoreline position, bathymetry~, and beach profiles taken through time. In addition, analysis is specifically made for the properties of two test plaintiffs selected by the Court. Estimates of beach and dune erosion, if any, are calculated for the two test plaintiffs from date of purchase of the properties. Erosion of the beaches and dunes, principally attributed to storms, was estimated at the properties of the two test plaintiffs by compiling storm data and calculating beach and dune change with a numerical model.
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