Unformatted text preview: o September 1954 o $15 Million Damage in ME • Tide+ Storm Surge= addition 1.5 meters +storm generated waves!!!! • April 2007 Nor’easter- Patriot’s Day Storm • Storms o Erode and transport sediment • Overwash o Sediment erosion and transport • Seawalls erode beaches, then fail when most needed • Groins and jetties o Stop sand movement • Replenish o Expensive o Temporary • Long-term: Sea Level Rise o Silent Partner in Coastal Erosion? o...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ERS 102 taught by Professor Kelley during the Spring '08 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Spring '08