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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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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ENV S 2 taught by Professor Keller during the Winter '09 term at UCSB.
- Winter '09