Natural material that washes up on beaches, such as seaweed, can be used to support the development of man-made dunes. This natural material, known as wrack, is added incrementally to the dunes to mimic the natural growth of dunes. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineer photo by Khary Ratliff)

Wrackcycling: Using Nature to Build Stronger Dune Systems

Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), along with partners at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District and The University of Southern Mississippi (USM), are studying beach wrack to see if it is …

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