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Open-File Report 02-229

Prepared in Cooperation with Washington State Department of Ecology

Southwest Washington Coastal Erosion Workshop Report 2000

Edited By Guy Gelfenbaum and George M. Kaminsky

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This report is a compilation of abstracts that correspond to oral presentations and posters presented at the fifth principal investigators workshop of the Southwest Washington Coastal Erosion Study. The workshop was held November 15 - 17, 2000 at the Department of Ecology headquarters building in Olympia, WA. For the fourth consecutive year in November, the workshop convened the entire multi-disciplinary group of scientists and engineers working on the Study or on related projects within the Columbia River littoral cell (CRLC) (Figures 1 and 2). The workshop participants are listed in the List of Attendees section towards the end of this report.

The purpose of this workshop was to bring all Study investigators and associated engineers and scientists together to discuss recent work, ongoing tasks, and future research plans in the CRLC. Investigators were asked to present recent data, preliminary interpretations, and research results to invoke discussion and correlation with parallel scientific efforts. The abstracts compiled in this report represent a wealth of information on the CRLC, but because much of the work is in progress, the reader is advised that the information provided herein is preliminary and subject to change.

First posted January 7, 2003

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Edited by Gelfenbaum, Guy; Kaminsky, George M., 2002, Southwest Washington Coastal Erosion Workshop Report 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-229, 308 pp.,


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