Accession Number:

ADA629637

Title:

Wave Breaking, Infragravity Waves, and Sediment Transport in the Nearshore

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CA CENTER FOR COASTAL STUDIES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The long-term goals of this research are to understand and model the spatial and temporal transformation of wave breaking in the surf zone of natural beaches, and to predict the effect of wave breaking on the forcing of mean and oscillatory flow, sediment transport, and the evolution of large scale topography.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE