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Unformatted text preview: soft (beach nourishment) solutions are needed to effectively treat this erosion problem. Goleta beach is not only a popular spot for recreation, but has also allowed for the influx of local revenue. Opinion/suggestions • I think that local residents should be surveyed in order to assess their feelings to possible solutions. • To me, a barrier reef seems to be the most viable option, although it would be expensive. • A balance must be found between preventing beach erosion and spending money on expensive solutions. • Goleta beach erosion is definitely one of the most trying issues facing the city of Goleta right now, and should not be taken lightly. • I think UCSB students should become more involved to allow for increased diversity of possible solutions....
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- Winter '09
- Coastal management, Breakwater, Beach nourishment, Goleta Beach