Accession Number:

ADA626468

Title:

Bank Erosion Control with Pacific Cordgrass on the Southern Pacific Coast (Humboldt Bay to Mexico)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Pacific cordgrass Spartina foliosa has been shown to be useful for reducing erosion on sheltered and low wave energy shorelines. However, a method is needed for determining site suitability and for identifying appropriate plant materials and planting methods on a case by case basis.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE