Community-based methods for monitoring coastal erosion: a step-by-step guide for documenting shoreline change in your community.
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This booklet provides comprehensive instructions for implementing three community-based shoreline monitoring systems, with all instructions designed to be completed by local residents. Tips for selecting monitoring sites, instructions for site installation and data collection, and all necessary materials are explained in a step-by-step format. By building an understanding of long-term shoreline change, Alaskans will be better prepared to respond and adapt to impacts to their public health, safety, infrastructure, and well-being.The majority of rural Alaskan communities are located near oceans, rivers, and lakes, and many are particularly vulnerable to shoreline change......
PublisherAlaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
Series;NrAlaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular; 84
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.A
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeManual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageChukchi Sea
CitationBuzard, R.; Overbeck, J. and Maio, C. (2019) Community-based methods for monitoring coastal erosion: a step-by-step guide for documenting shoreline change in your community. Fairbanks, Alaska, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 35pp. (Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular 84). DOI: http://doi.org/10.14509/30182
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