Accession Number:

ADA409102

Title:

Humboldt Bay, California, Entrance Channel. Report 1: Data Review

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICSLAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

182.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Engineer Research and Development Center ERDC, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory CHL, is conducting a study of the entrance to Humboldt Bay, CA, as a part of the Coastal Inlets Research Program CIRP. The data review contained herein provides an inventory and review of available data to support the study. The data review includes historical and recent physical processes and engineering data describing Humboldt Bay and the adjacent littoral cell. The focus is on data and data sources related to physical oceanography tides, wind, waves, currents, hydrographic structure, bathymetry, coastal processes, tidal inlet and beach dynamics, sand supply and budgets, structural modifications controlling the inlet entrance configuration, and dredging of the navigation channel.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE