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Accession Number PB2014-100362
Title Shoreline Impacts, Setback Policy and Sea Level Rise.
Publication Date 2010
Media Count 32p
Personal Author D. Hwang M. Burkett
Abstract The Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy (ICAP), located within the University of Hawaiis Sea Grant College Program, provides science-based policy and planning research for decision-makers in Hawaii and other island leaders. ICAP prepared this white paper at the request of Senator Shan Tsutsui, whose office sought a technical evaluation of Senate Bill 468 (relating to shoreline setbacks). ICAP finds that SB 468 as originally introduced would have a beneficial net impact on coastal resiliency for the State of Hawaii.
Keywords Climate change
Coastal areas
Erosion
Flooding
Hawaii
Islands
Natural disasters
Sea levels
Shorelines


 
Source Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTIS Subject Category 47D - Biological Oceanography
47B - Dynamic Oceanography
97R - Environmental Studies
55C - Meteorological Data Collection, Analysis, & Weather Forecast
Corporate Author Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Sea Grant Coll. Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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