Accession Number:

ADA109379

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MOFFATT AND NICHOL INC LONG BEACH CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

833.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE