Sources of sand: maps show crucial “feeder bluffs” – Watching Our Waterways


Chris Dunagan on shoreline processes. Part of why the armoring doesn’t work.

For more than a hundred years, property owners have seen shoreline erosion as the enemy. But it turns out that in many cases erosion is actually a good thing — crucial, according to scientists — because it provides the sand and gravel needed for healthy beaches. Chris Dunagan reports. (Encyclopedia of Puget Sound) For more: Puget Sound restoration depends on shorelines http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2016/04/07/puget-sound-restoration-depends-on-shorelines/ Chris Dunagan reports. (Watching Our Water Ways)

https://www.eopugetsound.org/magazine/armoring-bluffs

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