Management of tidal inlets on barrier island shorelines

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Abstract

Shoreline changes on the intensively developed New Jersey shore are examined to provide a basis for management decisions for natural inlets and jetted inlets and for evaluating tradeoffs involved in constructing jetties at natural inlets. The variety of beach features is reduced by jetties, but the variety of aquatic habitat and potential human uses are increased due to the existence of a structure which would not otherwise exist on a sandy shoreline. -from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-190
Number of pages22
JournalJournal of Shoreline Management
Volume3
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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