Accession Number:

ADA046170

Title:

Planting Guidelines for Dune Creation and Stabilization

Descriptive Note:

Coastal engineering technical aid rept.

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

Beach grasses have been used successfully in many coastal projects to form and stabilize dune systems as a natural barrier to the inland penetration of waves and storm surges. Techniques are available for the efficient propagation of beach grass for this purpose. This report provides guidelines for a selecting plants and planting methods b obtaining plants c storing, planting, and maintaining plants and d estimating labor requirements for planting projects.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE