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Disappearing beaches
Grim examples
Role of beaches
Solving beach erosion?
Global warming and sea levels

Update: Flooded Island

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Global warming.
The biggest wave.
Paper
Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches, Cornelia Dean, Columbia University Press, 1999.

As Beaches Erode, a Debate on Who'll Pay for Repairs, Robert Hanley, The New York Times, Apr. 20, 1998, P. A1.

Fake Beaches Wreak Havoc on Sea Life, Julian Kossoff and Kate Watson-Smyth, The Independent (London), Aug. 2, 1998, p. 5.

Future of Beach Homes Is Uncertain as Shifting Sand, Kevin Moran, The Houston Chronicle, May 1, 1999, p. A1.

Lines in the Sand: The Beach as Battleground (the Hamptons), Bruce Lambert, The New York Times, May 23, 1999, p. LI14.

Report Warns New York of Perils of Global Warming, Douglas Martin, The New York Times, June 30, 1999, p. B5.

Trickle of Support: (Removing Matilija Dam), Gary Polakovic, Los Angeles Times, P. B1.

This Was the Garden (Incredible Shrinking Britain), John Sweeney, The Observer (London), Jan. 17, 1999, p. 9.

Untried Erosion Control Plan Moves Forward in Northwest, Stephen Daniels, Engineering News-Record, Dec. 22, 1997, p. 13.

Electronic
PBS gets down on the Savage Seas. A must-see site!

Can this patented gadget reduce wave intensity? Here's another approach.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change offers the official predictions of our climatic future.

Here's an explanation of global sea level rise.

Home away from home for Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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