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16716
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A recent announcement by the Corps of Engineers shows that North Carolina's inlets are at risk to shoaling.
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24817
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Coastal research is conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on five coasts in the United States and their coastal flooding. Their research facilities include locations in Beaufort, Chesapeake Bay, northern Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, and San Francisco. Rates of flooding are researched at each coast.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2016, p16-18, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24820
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The town of Nags Head has conducted a research survey to determine whether those living in and governing Nags Head were aware of the coastal hazards. The participants were asked various questions concerning coastal hazards. The results will be used to further options for adaptation to coastal hazards.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2016, p32-33, il, por Periodical Website
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25111
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New efforts are being made to educate the public on the dangers of rip currents and what to do if caught in one. In addition, other beach hazards are outlined and what to do if you or someone else is caught in a rip current.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p32, il, por Periodical Website
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25120
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Derelict fishing gear poses a problem to the coast in many ways. A new program is now underway to help remove the gear from the shores and prevent any future buildup problems.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2014, p16-21, il, por, map Periodical Website
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25118
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North Carolina Sea Grant research has paid off with a new device to record data on rip currents. So far the devices have worked well.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2014, p36-37, il, por Periodical Website
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30930
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Author Jay Barnes revisits hurricane Fran twenty years later. This article is composed of excerpts from Barne's 2013 book, NORTH CAROLINA'S HURICANE HISTORY. Hurricane Fran made landfall on September 5, 1996 at Bald Head Island as a category 3 hurricane.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2016, p6-13, il Periodical Website