Thursday, March 6, 2008

What would you do here?

This is a brackish marsh restoration site in the Lower Neches. Multiple restoration techniques were employed. Some sections were constructed mounds from dredge spoil:
Others were excavated mounds:
And others were mounds surrounded by dredge fill:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of these methods? Which are the most ecologically successful? These are the next questions my lab will address. See more photos here.