Sand budgets at geological , historical and contemporary time scales for a developed beach system , Saco Bay , Maine , USA

@inproceedings{Kelleya2005SandBA,
  title={Sand budgets at geological , historical and contemporary time scales for a developed beach system , Saco Bay , Maine , USA},
  author={Joseph T. Kelleya and Donald C. Barberb and Daniel F. Belknapa and Duncan M. FitzGeraldc and Sytze van Heterenc and Stephen M. Dicksond},
  year={2005}
}
  • Joseph T. Kelleya, Donald C. Barberb, +3 authors Stephen M. Dicksond
  • Published 2005
Saco Bay hosts one of the largest sand beach and salt marsh systems in northern New England, USA. Unsuccessful remedies for chronic beach erosion have generated controversy and differing theories regarding (1) the source(s) of sand to the bay, (2) the sand transport paths and (3) the role of jetties in beach erosion. We constructed a sand budget for the bay by evaluating the past and present sand-transport pathways, fluxes and reservoir volumes. Side-scan sonar and bottom samples were employed… CONTINUE READING

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