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Costal Inlets Research Program
Barrier Island Migartion and Morphologic Evolution, Fire Island Inlet, New York
INTRODUCTION - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040002
INLET DYNAMICS - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040003
INLET DYNAMICS cont'd
METHODS - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040005
Longer-Term Morphologic Evolution and Shoal Volume Changes
Longer-Term Morphologic Evolution and Shoal Volume Changes cont'd
CONCLUSIONS - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040009
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040010
REFERENCES - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040011
REFERENCES cont'd - Bonisteel-etal-SB-040012
Figure 1. Location of Fire Island Inlet, Long Island, New York. (Kraus et al. 2003).
Figure 2. Johann Baptista Homann shows inlets along the south shore of Long Island in New England in North America, 1724.
Figure 3. Location map for Fire Island Inlet
Figure 4. Construction of the rubble mound jetty off Democrat Point began on May 23, 1939.
Figure 5. Sand dike was created in 1959, to divert currents that caused heavy erosion focused on north side of inlet (Panuzio 1968).
Table 1. Fire Island Inlet engineering activities (USACE-NAN (1998), USACE-NAN (1985),
Figure 6. Barrier Island morphology changes in response to engineering activities at Fire Island Inlet between 1940 and 2000.
Figure 7. Fire Island Inlet Configuration in 1909.
Figure 8. Fire Island Inlet Configuration in 1924.
Figure 10. Volume calculations of the flood and ebb shoal within Fire Island Inlet.
Figure 11. Cut-Fill differences for the ebb shoal from 1933 to 1996.
Figure 12. Cut-Fill differences for the primary flood shoal from 1933 to 1996.
Figure 13. Cut-Fill differences for the secondary flood shoal from 1933 to 1996.
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