Coastal Erosion

Erosion which occurs along beaches and shorelines.

Below is a list of publications related to Coastal Erosion. Select a publication number to access more detailed information and their respective files available for download.

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C 1075 Report Outside Link
Williams, S.J., Dodd, Kurt, and Gohn, K.K., 1990, Coasts in Crisis: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1075, 32 p.
GB 8 Report Map Geospatial Data
Reger, R.D., Sturmann, A.G., Berg, E.E., and Burns, P.A.C., 2007, A guide to the late Quaternary history of northern and western Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Guidebook 8, 112 p., 6 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
GB 9 Report
Walker, D.A., Hamilton, T.D., Ping, C.L., Daanen, R.P., and Streever, W.W., 2009, Dalton Highway Field Trip Guide for the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Guidebook 9, 104 p.
MP 147 Report
Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147, 5 p.
MP 147A Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter A, Barrow, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147A, p. 1-11.
MP 147B Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter B, Clark's Point & Ekuk, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147B, p. 1-5.
MP 147C Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter C, Deering, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147C, p. 1-5.
MP 147D Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter D, Gambell, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147D, p. 1-6.
MP 147E Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter E, Golovin, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147E, p. 1-6.
MP 147F Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter F, Hooper Bay, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147F, p. 1-6.
MP 147G Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter G, Kaktovik, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147G, p. 1-6.
MP 147H Report
Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter H, Kivalina, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147H, p. 1-16.
MP 147I Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter I, Kotlik, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147I, p. 1-6.
MP 147J Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter J, Kwigillingok, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147J, p. 1-5.
MP 147K Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter K, Nunamiqua (Sheldon Point), in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147K, p. 1-5.
MP 147L Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter L, Point Lay, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147L, p. 1-5.
MP 147M Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter M, Quihagak, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147M, p. 1-3.
MP 147N Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter N, Saint Michael, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147N, p. 1-6.
MP 147O Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter O, Savoonga, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147O, p. 1-5.
MP 147P Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter P, Scammon Bay, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147P, p. 1-4.
MP 147Q Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter Q, Selawik, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147Q, p. 1-4.
MP 147R Report
Gray, Glenn, Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter R, Shaktoolik, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147R, p. 1-15.
MP 147S Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter S, Shishmaref, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147S, p. 1-7.
MP 147T Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter T, Teller, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147T, p. 1-5.
MP 147U Report
Smith, J.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska; Chapter U, Unalakleet, in Smith, J.R., Gray, Glenn, and Kinsman, N.E.M., Annotated bibliography series in support of coastal community hazard planning-Northwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 147U, p. 1-9.
OF 77-32 Report Map
Hopkins, D.M., 1977, Coastal processes and coastal erosional hazards to the Cape Krusenstern archaeological site: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-32, 15 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
OF 2010-1176 Report Outside Link
Douglas, D.C., 2010, Arctic sea ice decline: projected changes in timing and extent of sea ice in the Bering and Chukchi seas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1176, 39 p.
P 543-H Report
Kirkby, M.J., and Kirkby, A.V., 1969, Erosion and deposition on a beach raised by the 1964 earthquake, Montague Island, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 543-H, p. H1-H41.
PIR 2013-3 Report
Kinsman, N.E.M., DeRaps, M.R., and Smith, J.R., 2013, Preliminary evaluation of coastal geomorphology and geohazards on 'Kigiqtam Iglua', an island northeast of Shishmaref, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2013-3, 15 p.
Kinsman, N.E.M. and Gould, A.I., 2014 Map
Kinsman, N.E.M., and Gould, A.I., 2014, Coastal vulnerability mapping in Alaska: strategies for small populations in data-sparse regions (poster): Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 23-28, 2014: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet.
RDF 2011-5 Disk Geospatial Data
DeRaps, M.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Spatially referenced oblique aerial photography of the Eastern Norton Sound shoreline, July 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2011-5, 3 DVDs.
RDF 2012-4 Report Geospatial Data
DeRaps, M.R., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2012, Spatially referenced oblique aerial photography of the Golovin shoreline, July 2012: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2012-4, 2 p.
RDF 2013-10 Report Geospatial Data
Gould, A.I., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2013, Spatially referenced oblique aerial imagery of the Port Heiden shoreline, August 2013: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2013-10, 2 p.
RI 2012-2 v. 1.1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Kinsman, N.E.M., and DeRaps, M.R., 2012, Coastal hazard field investigations in response to the November 2011 Bering Sea storm, Norton Sound, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2012-2 v. 1.1, 51 p., 1 sheet.