The explosion of coastal development has led to greater numbers of structures in areas that are at high risk. The risk to coastal residential development can be reduced by employing best practices in siting, design, and construction.
This independent study course will introduce you to basic information about residential coastal construction, as presented in Volume I of the Coastal Construction Manual. This multi-volume manual identifies best practices for improving the quality of construction and reducing the economic losses associated with coastal disasters.
Completing this independent study course will prepare you for successful completion of the resident course entitled Residential Coastal Construction.