Effects of Sargassum on West End Beaches Galveston 2006
The impact of sargassum beach cast material was measured along the beaches of the west end of Galveston Island, Texas between February 2006 and January 2007. . The accretion of sand during the height of sargassum casting was short term (seasonal) as beach elevation returned to previous levels in subsequent months.
(Texas A&M University at Galveston. Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, 2006-02)These are core logs from samples taken on the beaches of Galveston Island in February of 2006.
(Texas A&M University Coastal Geology Laboratory, 2006)Sand grain sizes were analyzed at six locations on Galveston Island.
Interim report on the effects of Sargassum on Galveston Island's West-end Beaches: a quantitative assessment (Texas A&M at Galveston Coastal Geology Laboratory, 2007-07-27)The impact of sargassum beach cast material was measured along the beaches of the west end of Galveston Island, Texas between February 2006 and January 2007. Six monthly cross sectional profiles were obtained by using ...