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Title: Habitat development field investigations, Rennie Island marsh development site, Grays Harbor, Washington : summary report
Authors: Vincent, Mary K.
Keywords: Environmental analysis
Grays Harbor (Wash.)
Rennie Island (Wash.)
Dredged material
Dredging spoil
Salt marshes
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Series/Report no.: Technical Report (Dredged Material Research Program (U.S.)) ; no. D-78-11
Abstract: A salt marsh development project originally planned for Rennie Island in Grays Harbor, Washington, was terminated after a detailed baseline analysis. These studies indicated that extremely high wave energy conditions at the site would make marsh development infeasible without a substantial protective and retaining structure. Foundation analyses indicated a weak, unstable condition that made a conventional rock or earthen dike unsuitable. An evaluation of various alternative structures revealed that no economically feasible options were available, so the marsh development project was terminated.
Description: Technical Report
Gov't Doc #: Technical Report D-78-11
Rights: Approved for Public Release; Distribution is Unlimited
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