Effects of Sargassum on West End Beaches Galveston 2006

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The impact of sargassum beach cast material was measured along the beaches of the west end of Galveston Island, Texas between February 2006 and January 2007. . The accretion of sand during the height of sargassum casting was short term (seasonal) as beach elevation returned to previous levels in subsequent months.