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Hurricane impacts on the Caribbean coastal/marine environment : using scientific assessment to plan for the future

1991-09 , Aubrey, David G. , Giese, Graham S. , Burdick, D. M. , Agardy, M. T. , Haney, J. Christopher , Gable, F. J.

The passage of Hurricane Hugo through the eastern Caribbean provided a unique opportunity for multidisciplinary study of (1) the effects of severe storms on tropical coastal and marine ecosystems, and (2) the physical and biological responses of those ecosystems to intense storm-induced changes. In addition to its direct value as basic science, this study can be used to facilitate development of improved coastal and marine resource management capabilities.

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Erosion of the cliffs of Outer Cape Cod : tables and graphs

1964-06 , Zeigler, John M. , Tasha, Herman J. , Giese, Graham S.

The following tables and graphs place in convenient storage the results of several years of careful surveying and at the same time provide rudimentary interpretation of resuIts by comparing erosion rates. The reader will find listed in the bibliography pertinent published papers which analyze these coastal erosion data in great detail.

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Development, characteristics, and effects of the new Chatham Harbor inlet

1989-06 , Giese, Graham S. , Aubrey, David G. , Liu, James T.

A new tidal inlet into Chatham Harbor, Massachusetts, has developed from a breach in the barrier beach, Nauset Beach, that forms the outer shoreline of southeastern Cape Cod. Increased tidal range and wave energy resulting from the new inlet produced acute coastal erosion and channel shoaling within Chatham Harbor, with significant impacts on the fishing and boating industries, and on private and public propeny and interests. Study results are consistent with the hypothesis that the Nauset-Monomoy barrier beach system undergoes a long-term cycle of geomorphological change, and that a new cycle was initiated with the formation of this new inlet. Based on this new understanding, future changes in the system can be foreseen and provided to coastal resource managers.

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Tables and graphs of measurements made across four Cape Cod beaches 1957-1958

1961 , Zeigler, John M. , Tuttle, Sherwood D. , Gill, Barbara M. , Tasha, Herman J. , Giese, Graham S.

The primary purpose of this report is to present tables of measurements made across four Cape Cod beaches.