Against The Tide Summary

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After reading the book Against The Tide by Cornelia Dean I think that the national policy for governing developing coastlines should be dependent on an areas geologic features. In order to do this, government officials would have to evaluate and create detailed reports to battle erosion in specific areas rather than simply proposing a project that worked in a different place. In terms of development, I think that if a project is going to be undertaken over a large area coastal geologists and engineers should make small-scale models of the region containing the planned infrastructure. After a few years, the isolated small scale should be observed for long-term effects so that they are known before construction begins. Additionally, if the

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