Saving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from the sea : options and policy implications (eBook, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Options for Preserving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
Saving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from the sea.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press : Available from [the] Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, 1988
(OCoLC)18067457
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rutherford H Platt; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Options for Preserving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources.
ISBN: 0309583071 9780309583077
OCLC Number: 58673607
Notes: Committee chairman : Rutherford H. Platt.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 136 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Saving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from the Sea --
Copyright --
Preface --
Contents --
Executive Summary --
BACKGROUND --
Rate of Shoreline Retreat --
Relevant Public Policies --
THE PRESERVATION OPTIONS AND EVALUATIONS --
Incremental Relocation of the Lighthouse Intact --
Seawall/Revetment --
Rehabilitation of Groinfield with Revetment --
Other Options --
BROADER ISSUES --
Introduction --
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND --
RECENT PROPOSALS --
THE PRESENT STUDY --
Part I Background Considerations --
1 The Physical Setting STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY OF THE HATTERAS SHOREORIGIN OF THE OUTER BANKS --
ISLAND MORPHODYNAMICS --
STORMS --
CHANGES IN SEA LEVEL --
Historical Trends --
Estimated Future Trends --
SHORELINE RETREAT --
TREND ANALYSIS --
SUMMARY OF SHORELINE RETREAT ESTIMATES --
2 Relevant Public Policies --
PROTECTION OF NAVIGATION --
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE MANDATE --
PROTECTION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES --
COASTAL BARRIER RECESSION --
FLOOD-HAZARD MITIGATION --
ENHANCEMENT OF RECREATION AND TOURISM --
PUBLIC EDUCATION --
FEDERAL CONSISTENCY WITH STATE LAW WETLANDS PROTECTIONECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS --
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION --
USE AND PROTECTION OF THE COAST --
3 Concepts of Historic Preservation --
Part II The Criteria, Options, And Evaluation --
4 Preservation Options and Evaluation Criteria --
THE OPTIONS --
CRITERIA TO EVALUATE PRESERVATION OPTIONS --
5 Evaluation the Options --
INCREMENTAL RELOCATION: THE PREFERRED OPTION --
Overview --
Cost of First Move --
Cost of Future Moves --
Evaluation --
Site Selection --
Ecological Consequences of Moving the Lighthouse --
Recent Legislation --
Summary PROTECTION OF THE LIGHTHOUSE IN SITUGroinfield Rehabilitation Without Revetment --
Groinfield Rehabilitation with Revetment --
Seawall/Revetment --
Artificial Reefs --
Offshore Breakwaters and Groins --
Artificial Seagrass --
Beach Nourishment --
No Action --
New Lighthouse --
6 Practical Considerations --
CONTRACTING CONSIDERATIONS --
INSURANCE --
INTERIM MEASURES --
REHABILITATION OF THE LIGHTHOUSE --
SITE DESIGN --
Appendix A Major Shoreline Protection Measures --
GENERAL MEASURES TAKEN IN CAPE HATTERAS VICINITY THE NPS DECISION PROCESS AND THE VALUE OF OPEN PLANNINGACTIONS TO PROTECT CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE SINCE 1980 --
Appendix B Additional Analyses of Shoreline Retreat --
TREND ANALYSIS FOR SHORELINE WITH NO PROTECTION --
THE BRUUN RULE --
Appendix C Partial List of National Park Structures Moved by the National Park Service --
Appendix D Biographical Sketches of Committee Members --
References
Responsibility: Committee on Options for Preserving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council.

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