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Hurricane impact and recovery shoreline change analysis of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, USA: 1855 to 2005

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3039/

Results from historical (1855-2005) shoreline change analysis demonstrate that tropical cyclone frequency dominates the long-term evolution of this barrier-island arc.

by Fearnley, Sarah M.; Miner, Michael; and Brock, John C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3039
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Coastal processes, Erosion, Hurricanes, Marine geology, Sediment transport, Islands
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