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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 Island
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.



Proposal 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 sources.

Proposal #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 Island Pier.

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:  Alabama HB113 is Senator Spencer Collier's bill on the funding imbalance between South Mobile County and other areas.




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