September 30 2010 | Coastal Preservation,
by Mark Rauscher
Scientific ReviewOf course the Army Corps "monitors" the beaches they have filled in with sand. But this published scientific paper reviews 46 of these so-called beach monitoring studies and finds that a large majority lack the necessary controls, most drew conclusions without proper evidence, and almost half could not meet standards for publication.
Charles Peterson and Melanie J. Bishop - BioScience, October 2005"Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Beach Nourishment"
The National Academy of Science - BioScience, 2004"Analytical Methods and Approaches for Water Resources Project Planning"