|A hydrographic investigation of a mixed-energy inlet : Rich Inlet, North Carolina
||Management issues related to tidal inlets and their associated environmental impacts have become a primary focus for coastal research in North Carolina. Research needs stem from a variety of issues relating to the targeting of tidal inlets for sand r...
|Quantitative shoreline change analysis of an inlet-influenced transgressive barrier system : Figure Eight Island, North Carolina
||GIS-based analyses of NOS T-sheet maps, aerial photographs, LIDAR, and RTK GPS shoreline data spanning the time period from 1857 to 2003 were conducted to quantify shoreline rate-of-change values for Figure Eight Island, North Carolina. Four zones (...
|Late Holocene evolution of a retrograding barrier : Hutaff Island, North Carolina
||Hutaff Island is a 6.0-km (3.7-mile) long undeveloped barrier located in southwestern
Onslow Bay, North Carolina. The barrier is bordered by New Topsail Inlet to the northeast and
Rich Inlet to the southwest, and has historically been influenced by...
|Characterization of the evolution of a relocated tidal inlet: Mason inlet, North Carolina
||Between January and April 2002, Mason Inlet, situated between Figure Eight Island and Wrightsville Beach, N.C. was artificially relocated 2,800 ft updrift of its most recent position at the southern terminus of a migrating barrier spit. Relocation wa...
|The influence of inlet modifications, geologic framework, and storms on the recent evolution of Masonboro Island, NC
||Masonboro Island is a 13 km long undeveloped barrier island located within a sand deficient southwestern portion of Onslow Bay. The island is situated along major storm tracks and is chronically impacted by tropical and extra-tropical storm events (H...