Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard, Sept. 12, 2009: Sand dunes: Bl...

Even with hundreds of dams restricting river flows, California's streams still provide more than 10 million cubic yards of sand to the state's beaches annually. Read more
dON hEICHEL - sOQUEL

Oakland, CA

#1 Sep 12, 2009
"Today the dunes along shoreline of southern Monterey Bay are retreating at 2 feet to more than 6 feet every year."
Gary Griggs

When does the erosion stop?

At Pleasure Point the anti-erosion measures to save East Cliff cost $Millions and will probably look phoney.

Would it be possible to build underwater structure to absorb the waves energy and use that energy to produce electricity?

Good baseload, 24/7/365 electricity.

I wonder if any design competitions could go in this direction in the future?

Just wonderin'
MIKE

San Francisco, CA

#2 Sep 12, 2009
I +HINK WE COUld USE CLEANER SAFER "VI+AL +O A GOOD CLEEN LIFE, MORE SAND LESS RES+RIC+IONS ON MO+HER NA+URE + FA+HER SKYS GOOD NA+ARUAl FLOW,+HANKS FOR +HE EX+RA GIF+S

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