1988 Report to Congress: Coastal Barrier Resources System

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1988 Report to Congress: Coastal Barrier Resources System

This Report to Congress has been prepared as a 22-volume compendium with 4 appendixes. It was compiled under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks by the Coastal Barriers Study Group, a task force of professionals representing the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, and other Departmental offices. Volume 1 of the report describes the CBRS and discusses and presents recommendations on conservation and management alternatives for the CBRS. It also includes a description of the coastal barrier definition and delineation criteria used in DOI' s study and recommendations and an analysis of the impacts of general revenue sharing funds in the CBRS. Volume 1 is a revised version of the document released in March 1985 ("Coastal Barrier Resources System Draft Report to Congress"). Volumes 2-22 of the report contain background information about each State's or Territory's coastal barriers coastal barriers
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and coastal programs, maps of undeveloped coasta1 barriers, and recommendations for specific additions to, deletions from, or modifications of the boundaries of the CBRS in those States or Territories. Appendix A is a report on shoreline change and wetland loss in the CBRS and Appendixes B, C, and D are reports containing preliminary and general information about the coastal barriers of the Great Lakes, Hawaii and American Samoa, and the Pacific Coast, respectively.

1988-report-to-congress-executive-summary.pdf1.96 MB1.96 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-01.pdf22.26 MB22.26 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-02-maine.pdf16.69 MB16.69 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-03-massachusetts.pdf12.66 MB12.66 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-04-rhode-island.pdf8.42 MB8.42 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-05-connecticut.pdf7.98 MB7.98 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-06-new-york.pdf18.08 MB18.08 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-07-new-jersey.pdf7.33 MB7.33 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-08-delaware.pdf6.57 MB6.57 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-09-maryland.pdf14.68 MB14.68 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-10-virginia.pdf12.28 MB12.28 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-11-north-carolina.pdf11 MB11 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-12-south-carolina.pdf17.2 MB17.2 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-13-georgia.pdf16.72 MB16.72 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-14-east-florida.pdf17.32 MB17.32 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-15-west-florida.pdf19.5 MB19.5 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-16-alabama.pdf5.77 MB5.77 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-17-mississippi.pdf9.58 MB9.58 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-18-louisiana.pdf30.15 MB30.15 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-19-north-texas.pdf33.5 MB33.5 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-20-south-texas.pdf15.17 MB15.17 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-21-puerto-rico.pdf19.91 MB19.91 MB
1988-report-to-congress-vol-22-virgin-islands.pdf6.71 MB6.71 MB
1988-report-to-congress-appendix-a-shoreline-change-wetland-loss-case-study.pdf9.69 MB9.69 MB
1988-report-to-congress-appendix-b-great-lakes.pdf3.98 MB3.98 MB
1988-report-to-congress-appendix-c-hawaii-american-somoa.pdf3.01 MB3.01 MB
1988-report-to-congress-appendix-d-pacific-coast.pdf2.82 MB2.82 MB
1988-report-to-congress-appendix-a-shoreline-change-wetland-loss-case-study_0.pdf9.69 MB9.69 MB
1988-report-to-congress-environmental-impact-statement.pdf4.32 MB4.32 MB
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Aerial view of an undeveloped coastal freshwater pond.
We administer the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA), which encourages the conservation of storm-prone and dynamic coastal barriers by withdrawing the availability of federal funding and financial assistance within a designated set of units known as the Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS)....