Accession Number:

ADA588876

Title:

Inlets Online: A Tutorial for Evaluating Inlet/Beach Processes Using Aerial Photography

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Report Date:

2002-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note CHETN describes a web-based information and analysis resource on tidal inlets and adjacent beaches, Great Lake entrances, navigation channels, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE Operation and Maintenance OM activities at these sites. Version 2.0 of Inlets Online is intended to provide technical guidance for non-specialists and to serve as an information center for specialists in the areas of coastal engineering, coastal geology, oceanography, and coastal zone management. The website includes technical documentation related to aerial photographic interpretation, historical information on federally maintained inlets, and examples of features interpreted from photographs. Inlets Online also includes a database of historical aerial photography for federally maintained inlets.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE