The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores began a series of studies focused on seaweed management options for Galveston Island.
The following link is to a project that was conducted in cooperation with the residents of West Galveston to study the impact of seaweed at five locations and attempts an historical profile of sargassum obtained via core sampling. Please visit http://loer.tamug.tamu.edu/.
Development of a Protocol to Determine the Influence of Sargassum on West-End Beaches: Galveston Island, Texas Andrew J. McInnes (207KB pdf)
The Influence of Sargassum on West-End Beach Sand Accretion: Galveston
Island, Texas. Progress and Status Report May 15, 2006 (733KB