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Unformatted text preview: Longevity Factors: • storm intensity • storm frequency • fill density (volume/unit length) • beach length • grain size • groins • seawalls/breakwaters • offshore bathymetry Funding Justification: • often more than one reason is cited in justification o storm protection (most frequent) o navigation o emergency o mitigation o erosion o ecosystem restoration • keep in mind federal $$$, federal perspective National Summary: • up through 2000 • >650M cubic yards-avg cost $5/cy • enough to fill 800+ football stadiums to the brim • piled on a single field a stack 52 miles high...
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- Spring '10
- Beach nourishment, Beach Erosion Solutions, Beach Nourishment Practices, bathymetry Funding Justification