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Unformatted text preview: Rising Sea Level - more storms that create washover fans - sand is continuously moved landward - everything moves landward and upward in space and time (LUST) - shoreline itself moves problem is that human structures dont move - sea level rise is 1 ft in the last 100 years in Delaware 50-60 ft horizontal move in the beach Mitigation 1) beach hardening (engineer) sea walls o eventually leads to erosion underneath the wall breakwaters groins stop longshore drift 2) beach replenishment/nourishment 3) retreat...
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- Spring '08