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The first line of defense on the North Carolina coast against powerful seas induced by storms is sand dunes. And that's a concept NC Sea Grant and the NC Division of Coastal Management have been drumming into North Carolinian's heads for the past twenty five years. This article discusses the importance of dunes in coastal engineering for North Carolina.
The author discusses the barrier islands, the different types, changes from storms, development and coastal engineering, and tourism as forces of conflict.