Coastal Construction Manual

Coastal Construction Manual

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This manual will help individuals, communities, states, and others create sustainable, disaster-resistant communities. Describes the best practices in hazard identification, planning, siting, design, and construction that can be used in coastal residential construction. Coastal areas offer significant natural resources and continue to draw an increasing population for recreation, working, and living. These areas can also pose significant natural hazards from winds, flooding, earthquakes, and tsunamis. This manual describes the best practices in residential construction in coastal areas that can be used to help create sustainable and livable coastal communities. Illustrated.damage in the Malibu, California, area (Denison and Robertson 1985) found the following storm effects: a€c Many beaches were stripped of their sand, ... The California Figure 2-23 Winter coastal storms, California and Oregon (1997-1998).

Title:Coastal Construction Manual
Author:Christopher Jones
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2001-04-01


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