Accession Number : ADA109379


Title :   Low - Cost Shore Protection. Final Report on the Shoreline Erosion Control Demonstration Program (Section 54) 1981


Corporate Author : MOFFATT AND NICHOL INC LONG BEACH CA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a109379.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 833


Abstract : This report documents the results of a program conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop and demonstrate low-cost methods of shore protection in accordance with the provisions of Section 54, Public Law 93-251, 93d Congress, approved March 7, 1974. The program objectives were to provide a data base for use in the logical selection of devices or combination of devices to protect inland or sheltered shorelines in any region of the United States, and to develop techniques for making such a selection. Topics covered include breakwaters, bulkheads, groins, revetments, seawalls, sills and vegetation.


Descriptors :   *SHORES , *ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING , *BEACH EROSION , CONTROL , DECISION MAKING , LOW COSTS , DEMONSTRATIONS , EROSION , HISTORY , PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT , WALLS , VEGETATION , BULKHEADS , SELECTION , BREAKWATERS , INLAND WATERWAYS , REVETMENTS


Subject Categories : Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE