Research, Studies, Proposals, Presentations
Below are links to research files, as well as documents
generated by the Task Force. Most of these files are large. Slower internet connections may time out upon attempted download.
Dauphin Island in Crisis
A Proposal for Interim Shoreline Stabilization
Working to Restore the Gulf-front Public Beaches
and the Public Fishing Pier
This slide show (rendered as webpages) gives a high level view of the
Task Force-recommended interim stabilization solution for eroded public
beach areas of the Gulf-front south shoreline. This is a shorter
version of a presentation given to the State Lands Division in
Montgomery on Feb. 24, 2010.
To download the presentation as a self-contained PowerPoint slideshow,
click here. Be aware that
this is a large file (8 MB) and may take some time to download.
SCE Presentation to Dauphin
by Dr. Scott Douglass
This presentation (PDF, 2.9 GB), given by Dr. Scott Douglass (Univ. of South
Alabama) on Sep. 9, 2009, discussed the island's beach erosion issues
and possible long term solutions.
from Task Force to CIAP Feb. 28, 2010 (PDF, 10 MB)
The original GoMESA proposal from the Task Force is
similar to the CIAP proposal (above) in terms of proposed sand
#1 from Task Force to GoMESA Feb. 8, 2010 (PDF, 10MB)
Proposal #1 was later appended with a slideshow to
propose dredging sand from under the currently land-locked Dauphin
Proposal #2 from Task
Force to GoMESA Mar. 14, 2010 (PowerPoint)(Dauphin Island in Crisis slideshow)
1978 Corps of Engineer's
Report on Mobile Harbor Dredging
Beach Erosion Part 1
(35 MB) PDF
Beach Erosion Part 2
(35 MB) PDF
HB113 is Senator Spencer Collier's bill on the funding imbalance
between South Mobile County and other areas.