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Tidal shoreline erosion in Northern Virginia
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Tidal shoreline erosion in Northern Virginia
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    Northern Virginia Planning District Commission ; United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ; Virginia, Council on the Environment,
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    Executive summary -- Introduction -- Shoreline erosion -- Artificial shoreline stabilization -- Methodology -- Summary -- References -- Figures -- Tables -- Appendix 1. Northern Virginia shoreline segments -- Appendix 2. Shoreline situation review -- Appendix 3. Northern Virginia shoreline erosion mailing list -- Appendix 4. Summary of new and potential shoreline erosion information sources in Northern Virginia.

    "The Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation's Shoreline Erosion Advisory Service (SEAS) provides technical advice, site specific planning, and partial financial assistance for installation of erosion control measures to property owners of tidal shoreline properties in Virginia, who request this service... To assist SEAS, and also provide valuable information to local jurisdictions, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; a grant was provided... to pursue this investigation and update the erosion findings contained in the oroginal 1976 and 1979 Shoreline situation reports, produced by the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences... This report update identifies more recent "priority" locations of actual and potential shoreline erosion concern, as well as locations of shoreline currently protected... Within this report, the Northern Virginia tidal shoreline is divided for purposes of analysis into twenty-one separate shoreline segments. Appendix 1 contains descriptions of each segment in terms of erosion situation and artificial shoreline stabilization... Maps showing the locations of "priority" erosion concern and locations or already protected shoreline areas have also been included."--p.1.

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    Funding: Virginia Council on the Environment with funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; grant number: NA170Z0359-01;
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