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Saving Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from the sea : options and policy implications / 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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Subject: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (N.C.) > Conservation and restoration.
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (N.C.)
Lighthouses > Conservation and restoration > North Carolina.
Historic buildings > Conservation and restoration > North Carolina.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309583071
  • ISBN: 9780309583077
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 136 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press : 1988.

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General Note: Committee chairman : Rutherford H. Platt.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-136).
Formatted Contents Note: ""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 SHORE""""ORIGIN 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 PROTECTION""""ECONOMIC 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 SITU""""Groinfield 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 PLANNING""""ACTIONS 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""
Funding Information Note: Support provided by the National Park Service CX-5000-7-0040
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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