Accession Number:

ADA591266

Title:

Native Beach Assessment Techniques for Beach Fill Design

Descriptive Note:

Coastal engineering technical note

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In order to properly design a beach nourishment project, the condition of the existing native beach needs to be determined. Characterization of the sediment grain size distribution and active beach profile envelope is needed to properly define volume of fill material required, the design profile template, and suitability of grain size distribution of the borrow material.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE