Accession Number:

ADA588774

Title:

Natural Mechanisms of Sediment Bypassing at Tidal Inlets

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Report Date:

2000-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note CHETN describes mechanisms by which sediment bypasses both natural and improved tidal inlets. It pertains principally to inlets on alluvial or sandy shores and is a product of activities of the Coastal Inlets Research Program CIRP, which is conducting both applied and basic studies at coastal inlets.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE