Model Study of Galveston Harbor Entrance, Texas. Hydraulic Model Investigation.
Final technical rept.,
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS
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The purposes of the Galveston Harbor model study were to a develop plans for relocation and stabilization of the jetty channel on an alignment and at a depth suitable for the safe passage of supertankers b determine means for protecting the north jetty from the undermining action of tidal currents c determine the shoaling characteristics of the relocated and deepended inner bar portion of the jetty channel, and develop plans for minimizing shoaling in the relocated channel d determine the shoaling characteristics of the deepened outer bar portion of the jetty channel and e determine the best locations for additional anchorage area within the jetty channel or in Bolivar Roads. Author
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Civil Engineering