Summary of beach nourishment along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shoreline. Journal of Coastal Research, 14(2), 407-417.
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This paper expands and revises the original Gulf of mexico beach nourishment datbase of Dixen and Pilkey(1989) by summarizing the beach nourishment experience up to 1996. Information is presented concerning 158 nourishment episodes along 60 beaches totaling 78,000,000 cuibic yards of emplacement sand from Corpus Chrisi, Texas to Marco Island, Florida. In recent years, the number, volume and average length of beach nnourishments per year has increased.