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Environmental Sciences (Beach Erosion in the Santa Barbara Area): Web Resources

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Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (B.E.A.C.O.N.)
An agency that deals with coastal erosion and beach problems on the Central Coast of California.
California Coastal Coalition
A non-profit advocacy group committed to restoring California's shoreline.
California Coastal Records Project
An aerial photographic survey of the California Coastline. 
Living with Coastal Change
UC San Diego; modeling the natural and anthropogenic erosion of the southern California coast in collaboration with the Kavli Institute. Provides an explanation of the processes and provides data sets and models. 
Surfrider State of the Beach 
Surfrider Foundation Isla Vista Chapter
A non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education.
UCSB Beach: 45 Years of Waxing and Waning,
by Arthur Gibbs Sylvester. 
UCSB Coastal Fund 
A UCSB student fund used to fund efforts that will maintain the UCSB coastline through preservation, education, access, research, and restoration.