References

Beaches & Dunes
Wetlands
Erosion & Sediment Control
Shoreland Zoning
Groundwater
Building & Construction
Flooding & Sea-Level Rise
Other Guides & Resources

Beaches & Dunes

Beach Stakeholders’ Group. 2006. Protecting Maine’s Beaches for the Future, A Report to the Joint Standing Committee on Natural Resources 122nd Maine Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Augusta, ME: Department of Environmental Protection.

Neal, W.J., O.H. Pilkey, and J.T. Kelley. 2007. Atlantic Coast Beaches: A Guide to Ripples, Dunes, and Other Natural Features of the Seashore. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company.

O’Connell, J.F. 2002. Stabilizing Dunes and Coastal Banks Using Vegetation and Coastal Engineering, Technical Report WHOI-2002-11. Woods Hole, MA: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Rogers, S. and D. Nash. 2003. The Dune Book. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Sea Grant.

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Wetlands

Bryan, R.R., M. Dionne, R.A. Cook, and A. Goodspeed. 1997. Maine Citizens Guide to Evaluating, Restoring, and Managing Tidal Marshes. Maine Audubon Society and Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Dionne, M., E. Bonebakker, and K. Whiting-Grant. 2003. Maine’s salt marshes: their functions, values, and restoration. Orono, ME: Maine Sea Grant.

Taylor, P.H. 2008. Salt Marshes in the Gulf of Maine: Human Impacts, Habitat Restoration, and Long-term Change Analysis. Portland, ME: Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.

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Erosion & Sediment Control

Broome, S.W., S.M. Rogers Jr., and E.D. Seneca. 1992. Shoreline Erosion Control Using Marsh Vegetation and Low-Cost Structures, UNC-SG-92-12. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Sea Grant.

Bureau of Land and Water Quality. 2003. Maine Erosion and Sediment Control BMPs, DEPLW0588. Augusta, ME: Department of Environmental Protection.

Myers, R.D. 1993. Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control Using Vegetation: A Manual of Practice for Coastal Property Owners. Olympia, WA: Shorelands and Coastal Zone Management Program, Washington Department of Ecology.

NCCF. Undated. Erosion Control: Non-Structural Alternatives A Shorefront Property Owner’s Guide. Newport, NC: North Carolina Coastal Federation.

Northwest Regional Planning Commission. The Shoreline Stabilization Handbook for Lake Champlain and Other Inland Lakes. Lake Champlain Sea Grant.

O’Neill, C.R. 1986. Structural methods for controlling coastal erosion. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Rogers, S., and T.E. Skrabal. 2001. Managing Erosion on Estuarine Shorelines, The Soundfront Series. Raleigh, NC: Division of Coastal Management, North Carolina Sea Grant, and North Carolina State University College of Design.

Tidal Wetlands Division. 2006. Shore Erosion Control Guidelines for Waterfront Property Owners. Baltimore, MD: Department of Natural Resources.

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Shoreland Zoning

Maine DEP. 2000. A Homeowner’s Guide to Environmental Laws Affecting Shorefront Property in Maine’s Organized Towns. Augusta, ME: Department of Environmental Protection.

Maine DEP. 2008. Maine Shoreland Zoning A Handbook for Shoreland Owners, DEPLW0674-D08. Augusta, ME: Department of Environmental Protection.

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Groundwater

Caswell, W.B. 1987. Ground Water Handbook for the State of Maine, Second Edition. Augusta, ME: Maine Geological Survey.

Maine Geological Survey. 2010. Maine’s ground water and wells. Augusta, ME: Department of Conservation.

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Building & Construction

FEMA. FEMA Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction Technical Fact Sheet Series, FEMA 499. Washington, DC: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

FEMA. 2001. Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA 55. Washington, DC: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Flooding & Sea-Level Rise

Dickson, S.M., and W.L. Sidell. 2003. Coastal Erosion Assessment for Maine FIRMs and Map Modernization Plan. Augusta, ME: Maine Geological Survey.

Maine Floodplain Management Program. 2007. Maine Floodplain Management Handbook. Augusta, ME: Maine State Planning Office.

Saco Bay Sea Level Adaptation Working Group, Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission

Schmitt, C. 2010. Maine’s Climate Future: Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise. Orono, ME: Maine Sea Grant College Program.

Slovinsky, P.A., and S.M. Dickson. 2006. Impacts of Future Sea Level Rise on the Coastal Floodplain, MGS Open-File 06-14. Augusta, ME: Maine Geological Survey.

Wake, C., et al. 2009. Climate Change in the Casco Bay Watershed: Past, Present and Future. Portland, ME: Casco Bay Estuary Partnership.

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Other Guides & Resources

Baker, S. 1977. The citizen's guide to North Carolina's shifting inlets. North Carolina Sea Grant.

CICEET. 2007. Living Coasts Program. Durham, NH: Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology.

Cromwell, N., W. Ferguson, and A. Lipsky. 1999. Backyards on the Bay: A Yard Care Guide for the Coastal Homeowner. Providence, RI: Save the Bay.

CT DEP. Living on the Shore Shoreline Protection. Hartford, CT: Department of Environmental Protection.

Herrington, T.O. 2003. Manual for Coastal Hazard Mitigation, NJSG-03-0511. Trenton, NJ: Department of Environmental Protection Coastal Management Program.

Hwang, D.J., and D.K. Okimoto. 2007. Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Sea Grant Program.

Kelley, J.T., and A. Kelley. 1988. Living with the Coast of Maine. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Maine Coastal Program

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Maine Emergency Management Agency

Maine Geological Survey

Maine Sea Grant. Coastal Community Resilience project site. Orono, ME: Maine Sea Grant College Program.

MA CZM. StormSmart Coasts Program. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

NSGL. Digital Libraries: Coastal Hazards>Erosion. Narragansett, RI: National Sea Grant Library.

US EPA. 2009. Synthesis of Adaptation Options for Coastal Areas, EPA 430-F-08-024. Washington, DC: Environmental Protection Agency.

US Environmental Protection Agency. Climate Ready Estuaries Program

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