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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Objectives: A pilot study was undertaken in July 1988 to: 1. Provide an estimate of the location and size of offshore sand resources suitable for beach nourishment. 2. Perform beach surveys and associated sampling for determining beach equilibrium configurations. 3. Provide a preliminary assessment of sites suitable for beach enhancement. 4. Provide a preliminary assessment of areas having extraordinary environmental sensitivity. Emphasis was Oranje Baai and adjoining regions.


Beach nourishment -- Sint Eustatius, Shore protection -- Sint Eustatius



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