Accession Number : AD0009480


Title :   ARTIFICIALLY NOURISHED AND CONSTRUCTED BEACHES


Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS


Personal Author(s) : HALL, JAY V JR


Report Date : Dec 1952


Pagination or Media Count : 25


Abstract : An outline is given of the criteria pertinent to the design of artificially nourished beaches together with an explanation of how each is derived and used. A brief history is presented of 5 areas where the 4 types of artificial nourishment have been tried, namely the offshore dumping method, the stockpiling method, the continuous supply method, and the direct placement method. A tabular record is included of a number of artificially nourished and constructed beaches including factors relating to their placement and economic life.


Descriptors :   EMPLACEMENT , SUPPLIES , DISPOSAL , BEACHES , STOCKPILES , OFFSHORE


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE