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Shoreline features and Quaternary shoreline changes Puerto Rico

Shoreline features and Quaternary shoreline changes Puerto Rico

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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coasts - Puerto Rico

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22024170M

    Shoreline of Puerto Rico. Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico. Pethick, J. (). An introduction to coastal geomorphology. London: Edward Arnold. U.S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey. (). Shoreline features and quaternary shoreline changes Puerto Rico (Geological Survey.   In this photo combo provided by Eric Lo, shows the shoreline in Manati, on Aug. , left, before hurricane Maria and on Nov. , after the Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico.

    The long-term () and short-term () shoreline changes in Reaches A and D suggest a generally stable to slowly eroding coast in these areas. The average rate of change in Reach A indicates very slow long-term erosion.   Kaye CA () Shoreline features and Quaternary shoreline changes in Puerto Rico US Geol Surv Prof Pap – Google Scholar MacFadyen WA () The undercutting of coral reef limestone on the coasts of some islands of the Red by:

      Alongshore sediment transport that is driven by waves is generally assumed to smooth a coastline. This assumption is valid for small angles between the wave crest lines and the shore, as has been. Shorelines features and Quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper, B, 49– Google Scholar Kelletat, D.,


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Shoreline Features and Quarternary Shoreline Changes Puerto Rico [Clifford A. Kaye, Illustrated] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Clifford A. Kaye. Shoreline features and Quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico Professional Paper B By: C.A.

Kaye. Shoreline features and quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico: a study of shore forms resulting from deposition and solution of calcium carbonate in tropical seas and from oceanographic and geologic differences between the island's several coasts.

Get this from a library. Shoreline features and quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico. [Clifford A Kaye; Geological Survey (U.S.),; Puerto Rico. Water Resources Authority.; Puerto Rico. Economic Development Administration.; Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority.; Puerto Rico.

Department of the Interior.]. Shoreline Changes in the West Coast of Puerto Rico as Determined by Remote Sensing Techniques and their Correlation to Changes in the Diversity of Shell-Mollusks Dimaris Colón Molina.

Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez, P.R e-mail: @ Shoreline changes have large importance for coastal communities and people living from the resources of the coastal environment (Rodríguez et al., ).

These changes in Puerto Rico due to erosion and deposition are occurring nowadays and have been documented in the past (Thieler et al., ). This affects the resources available in the areaFile Size: 1MB. Shoreline changes in Puerto Rico () A study of historic shoreline changes was conducted at 29 selected sites in Puerto Rico from toto document changes in shoreline position and describe qualitatively and quantitatively the possible causes that could produce these : Maritza Barreto.

Shoreline change analysis was attempted in order to calculate the rate of change of the shoreline from the time series of multiple shoreline positions. These shoreline delineation images are presented in Figs. 3– results of NSM are presented in Fig. Fig. 8 presents the classification of the shoreline according to erosion/accretion.

The coastal region of Cuddalore. Calculation of Shoreline Change Rates Rates of shoreline change were generated in ArcMap (v. ) using the Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS; v. ), which is a freely available ArcGIS tool developed by the USGS (Thieler and others, ). Baselines were manually drawn seaward of, and parallel to, the general trend of the by: 2.

No purchase necessary. Winner will be selected at random on 06/01/ Offer available only in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico). Offer subject to change without notice. See contest rules for full. Shoreline Features. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell.

Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. sophiaamv. Terms in this set (27) What are common features caused by erosion. Shore platform, sea cave, sea arch, and sea stack. Shore Platform. A narrow flat area often found at the base of a sea cliff or along the shoreline of a lake, bay.

Shoreline Features. The coast is the strip of land near the ocean that includes the beach and the immediate inland area beside it. Coasts can be rocky and rugged or gently sloped. Removing #book# from your Reading List will also remove any bookmarked pages associated with this title.

Ocean Shores: shoreline changes Without jetties, most of Ocean Shores would not exist. In the early s, jetties were built at the entrance of Grays Harbor to improve navigation.

After jetty construction, sand began to collect north of the North Jetty. Many miles of land formed. Most of Ocean Shores was built on this newly accreted land. Geology of the San Juan metropolitan area, Puerto Rico - [2] Shoreline features and quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico - [3] Geology of Isla Mona, Puerto Rico, and notes on age of Mona Passage.

With a section on The petrography of the phosphorites / by Zalman S. of access: Internet. Study of historical shoreline changes were done in beach sites in the Island. The selection of the sites is based on aerial photo availability and image data quality (georectification, visibility).

Figure 1. Shoreline changes were assess for beaches in Puerto Size: 5MB. Shoreline features and quaternary shoreline changes, Puerto Rico., Kaye, C.,Shoreline, Geomorphology, US Geological Survey Prof. Paper. B: Highlights The Rosario Island Archipelago has been consistently eroded over the past 50 years.

Anthropogenic intervention has caused significant changes to the geomorphologic setting of the coast. Data indicate an inverse relationship between the size of the island and the magnitude of the erosion.

Between andGrande, Rosario, and Tesoro Islands experienced a. National Assessment of Shoreline Change: Historical Shoreline Change in the Hawaiian Islands By Charles H. Fletcher, Bradley M.

Romine, Ayesha S. Genz, Matthew M. Barbee, Matthew Dyer, Tiffany R. Anderson, S. Chyn Lim, Sean Vitousek, Christopher Bochicchio, and Bruce M.

Richmond Open-File Report – U.S. Department of the Interior. Shoreline change was calculated using end point rate method. That is, the difference between the oldest and youngest years’ shoreline position data available divided by the number of intervening years.

Shoreline changes of the estuarine shoreline of Cumberland Island (Jackson et al., ) are shown in Figure Calculating Shoreline Change. Add historical and modern vector shorelines. Historic and modern shorelines can be used as a basis for determining shoreline change rates.

It is helpful when determining long-term shoreline change to have sequential historic shorelines dating as far back as yrs to the most recent available shoreline. Abstract. Instrumental surveys of coastal profiles in the Cayman Islands, western Caribbean, reveal the presence of a horizontal erosional bench at + m on Grand Cayman and a deep horizontal notch at + m on Cayman Brac, but no raised erosional features on Little Cayman.

Each island is surrounded by a horizontal constructional raised reef, Cited by: Coastal Morphology & the Shoreline of Puerto Rico. The character of shorelines results from the geological factors that set the stage and .Purchase Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update, Volume 20 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

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