Galveston County shore erosion study: Feasibility report on beach erosion control. Draft. Vol 1, Main report; Vol 2-1, Bay shoreline study site report; Vol 2-2, Gulf shoreline study site report; Vol 3, Appendices.




U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District.


These reports contain the study details and results for the investigations of erosion problems along the Gulf and bay shorelines of Galveston County (approximately 203 miles) and a 2-mile reach of Gulf beach at Surfside in Brazoria County. Technical investigations also included the Gulf shoreline between Sabine Pass and the Brazos River. Volume 1 consists of the main report, and presents information on the background of the study; the resources of the study area; the general evaluation procedures and their application; the Federal policies relating to shore erosion control; the results of the engineering, economic, and environmental studies; and the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the District Commander. Volume 2 provides detailed information on the studies presented in the Main Report. Volume 3 consists of appendices containing details on project economics, and public involvement and coordination.


3 volumes


beaches, shore protection, economic analysis, coastal erosion, erosion control, beach erosion, erosion, engineering