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Volume 82 No. 3 Fall 2014 Table of Contents

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: INPUT WANTED: WHAT’S NEXT FOR SHORE & BEACH? Lesley C. Ewing

THE INCALCULABLE BENEFITS OF HARDENING THE SHORELINE AT HISTORIC JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA David R. Basco

SHORE & BEACH — A LOOK BACK: “COMMENTS ON THE BEACH RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM AT VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA, 1951 TO 1957” By E.H. Church / Introduction by Phill Roehrs

BOOK REVIEW: COMPUTATIONAL WAVE DYNAMICS By Hotoshi Gotoh, Akio Okayasu, and Yasunori Watanabe Reviewed by Irene Watts

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COASTAL OBSERVATIONS: THE CURRITUCK BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA: BEYOND THE PAVEMENT William Birkemeier

COASTAL FORUM: A RE-EVALUATION OF THE EFFICACY OF EXISTING ENVIRONMENTAL DREDGE WINDOWS IN NORTH CAROLINA Kenneth Willson and Brad Rosov

COASTAL FORUM: THE PAST AND FUTURE OF NEARSHORE PROCESSES RESEARCH: REFLECTIONS ON THE SALLENGER YEARS AND A NEW VISION FOR THE FUTURE Nicole Elko and Rob Holman

COASTAL FORUM: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE U.S. COAST: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT COASTAL BENEFITS AND RISKS Howard Marlowe, Zachary Lemisch, and Daniel Greene

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Journal of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association

First published in October, 1933, Shore & Beach is the quarterly, peer-reviewed journal of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) dedicated to publishing sound, interesting technical information concerning the shores and beaches of the nation and the world.  Its main purpose is to further the goals of ASBPA as affirmed in the mission statement of the organization: 

“The purpose of the Association is to bring together for cooperation and mutual helpfulness the many agencies, interests and individuals concerned with the protection and proper utilization of these lands, and in all legitimate ways to foster that sound, far-sighted and economical development and preservation of the lands which will aid in placing their benefits within the reach of the largest possible number of people in accordance with the ideals of a democratic nation.”

Papers are accessible and comprehensible to everyone with a stake in the coast.  Shore & Beach provides a forum not only for scientists and engineers, but also for elected officials, property owners, residents, and beach-goers; that is, all the natural constituents of ASBPA.

The journal strives to publish high-quality papers that contribute to the knowledge base necessary for sound coastal decision-making and the important contemporary debates concerning shores and beaches everywhere.  Content includes coastal scientific, economic, social, and political findings, coastal observations, and editorials.  The journal recognizes that accurate and relevant information made widely available is the foundation of a democratic nation.