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Table of Contents - Special Paper 460

America’s Most Vulnerable Coastal Communities

Edited by Joseph T. Kelley, Orrin H. Pilkey, and J. Andrew G. Cooper

Preface v
1. Camp Ellis, Maine: A small beach community with a big problem … its jetty
Joseph T. Kelley and Laura L. Brothers
2. Balancing natural processes and competing uses on a transgressive barrier, Duxbury Beach, Massachusetts
Peter S. Rosen, Duncan M. FitzGerald, and Ilya V. Buynevich
3. A case study on the effects of coastal engineering structures and beach restoration methods after storms, Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York
Nicholas K. Coch
4. Eye of a human hurricane: Pea Island, Oregon Inlet, and Bodie Island, northern Outer Banks, North Carolina
Stanley R. Riggs, Dorothea V. Ames, Stephen J. Culver, David J. Mallinson, D. Reide Corbett, and John P. Walsh
5. North Topsail Beach, North Carolina: A model for maximizing coastal hazard vulnerability
Orrin H. Pilkey and William J. Neal
6. Folly Beach, South Carolina: An endangered barrier island
Norman Levine, Charles Kaufman, Michael Katuna, Scott Harris, and Mitchell Colgan
7. A history of poor economic and environmental renourishment decisions in Broward County, Florida
Harold R. Wanless
8. Continued redevelopment of the west end of Dauphin Island, Alabama — A policy review
George F. Crozier
9. Hurricane Rita and the destruction of Holly Beach, Louisiana: Why the chenier plain is vulnerable to storms
Asbury H. Sallenger, C.W. Wright, Kara Doran, Kristy Guy, and Karen Morgan
10. Natural versus anthropogenic mechanisms of erosion along the upper Texas coast
Davin J. Wallace, John B. Anderson, and Antonio B. Rodriguez
11. Summary of Puerto Rico’s vulnerability to coastal hazards: Risk, mitigation, and management with examples
David M. Bush, William J. Neal, and Chester W. Jackson
12. Bad beach management: European perspectives
J.A.G. Cooper, G. Anfuso, and L. Del Rio