Question: What factors affect coastal land loss on the Gulf Coast?

by CoastalConstructionCrew504 | with amallozzi February 20, 2020 15:14 | #22882

We are interested in how different types of soil erode at different rates.


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This site gives a good overview of types of erosion and may be a place to start:

Regarding types of soil, here's a handy guide for identifying soil types (this one is Louisiana specific but could adapt to other Gulf Coast areas):

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Hi!! Here are a few resources you could check out:

Also a short list here:

There's also a pretty good book about it here called "Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast" by Mike Tidwell . It's a bit dated now, but a lot of the concepts remain the same.

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@coastalconstructioncrew504 @amallozzi - also would recommend this free database for soil types

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