A variety of techniques and efforts are used to stabilize shorelines throughout the world. Discuss these techniques. Are they temporary or permanent? Also, discuss at least two ways in which the development of coastal areas contributes to shoreline erosion? (Hint: think about rivers and what they contribute to our beaches. Also, what increases with the creation of roads and rooftops?)
There are various methods for trying to stabilize shorelines from ecological (planting grasses) to temporary construction (pumping extra sand onto beach area) to permanent (jetties and seawalls). Although some are meant to be permanent, due to 1) the explosive nature of our oceans and 2) the impermanence of man-made structures, none can truly be deemed "permanent". For example, Hurricane Sandy ripped through...
Excerpt from file: Avarietyoftechniquesandeffortsareusedtostabilizeshorelinesthroughoutthe world.Discussthesetechniques.Aretheytemporaryorpermanent?Also,discussat leasttwowaysinwhichthedevelopmentofcoastalareascontributestoshoreline erosion?(Hint:thinkaboutriversandwhattheycontributetoourbeaches.Also,what
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