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Title: Alternatives to reduce shoaling in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and prevent erosion of bay islands along the north shoreline of West Galveston Bay
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Galveston District.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Fort Worth District.
Regional Sediment Management Program (U.S.)
Townsend, Kimberly E.
Wood, Eric J.
Thornton, Derek.
Miller, Jantzen C.
Campbell, Tricia
Willey, Sheridan S.
Lin, Lihwa
Thomas, Robert C.
Keywords: Regional Sediment Management
Sediment budget
West Galveston Bay
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Inland navigation
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; XIV-44.
Description: Technical Note
Maglio, Coraggio K.
Abstract: The purpose of this Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) is to document development of a regional sediment budget and assessment of coastal sediment processes for a Regional Sediment Management (RSM) study along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) of West Galveston Bay from just north of Greens Lake to Chocolate Bay, TX. The loss of bay barrier islands is reducing the available placement options and may be leading to increased channel shoaling rates. Several design alternatives were investigated to reduce dredging requirements and prevent erosion of the bay islands that act as a barrier protecting the GIWW.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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