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Title Hurricane Ike field investigations : a report of field operations from October 3-6, 2008 / edited by Billy Edge, Lesley Ewing ; sponsored by Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Published Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2013]
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Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Chapter 1: Introduction""; ""Observations""; ""Surveys by Others""; ""Other Reports""; ""The Team""; ""Chapter 2: Setting""; ""Galveston Area""; ""Geology""; ""General Elevation Characteristics""; ""Galveston Storm of 1900""; ""Galveston Seawall, Grade Raising, and Groins""; ""1995 Beach Nourishment""; ""Coastal Processes""; ""Chapter 3: Hurricane Ike""; ""Water Levels""; ""Offshore Wave and Surge Measurements""; ""Storm Surges""; ""Waves""; ""Summary""; ""Meteorological Parameters""; ""Comparison With Earlier Storms""; ""1900 Hurricane""; ""Hurricane Audrey, 1957""
""Hurricane Alicia, 1983""""Hurricane Rita, 2005""; ""Chapter 4: Geologic Conditions""; ""Morphologic Classification""; ""Aerial Photography Analysis of Impacts""; ""Geomorphic Change Observations""; ""Sabine River to Rollover Pass�Deltaic Headland""; ""Bolivar Peninsula�Barrier Spit""; ""Galveston Island�A Barrier Island""; ""San Luis Pass to Freeport Harbor Entrance""; ""Erosion Rates""; ""Shoreline Position Change""; ""Geologic Framework of Storm Beach Erosion""; ""Beach Recovery�Ridge and Runnel Observations""; ""Overwash Sand Deposit Extent""
""Need for Comprehensive Evaluation of Regional Vulnerability""""Adequacy of Current Regulations""; ""Appendix: Storm Hydrographs at Area NOAA Stations""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""W""
""Power""""Ferry Terminals""; ""Roads""; ""Bridges and Wharf Bulkheads""; ""Water Storage Tanks and Public Buildings""; ""Water Lines, Sewer Lines, and Utilities""; ""Chapter 8: Marina Performance""; ""Bolivar Yacht Basin""; ""Galveston Yacht Basin""; ""Seabrook Shipyard""; ""Houston Yacht Club""; ""San Leon Fishing Harbor""; ""Damage From Previous Storms""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 9: Policy Issues""; ""Public Education of Coastal Hazards""; ""Chapter 10: Lessons Learned""; ""Lessons learned from field observations""; ""Lessons Learned from Prior Events""
""Winds Related to Geomorphic Changes""""Chapter 5: Shoreline Structure Issues""; ""Piers""; ""89th Street Fishing Pier""; ""Flagship Hotel Pier""; ""Wooden Pile Pier""; ""Seawalls""; ""Effectiveness of Galveston Seawall""; ""Stability of the Galveston Seawall""; ""Sand-Filled Geotextile Tubes""; ""Groins""; ""Inlet Jetties""; ""Chapter 6: Buildings""; ""Wind""; ""Stillwater Flooding""; ""Wave Damage""; ""Erosion Damage""; ""General Building Summary""; ""Composite Foundation Damage""; ""Wave Elevation Estimates From Building Observations""; ""Chapter 7: Lifelines and Infrastructure""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Beach erosion -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Coast changes -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Hurricane Ike, 2008.
Hurricane damage -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Landscape assessment -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Form Electronic book
Author Edge, Billy L.
Ewing, Lesley.
Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (American Society of Civil Engineers)
LC no. 2012046433
ISBN 0784411204 (electronic bk.)
0784476888 (electronic bk.)
9780784411209 (electronic bk.)
9780784476888 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Hurricane Ike field investigation : a report of field observations on October 3-6, 2008