Accession Number:

AD0723949

Title:

Model Study of Galveston Harbor Entrance, Texas. Hydraulic Model Investigation.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Report Date:

1969-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

391.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE