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Title: Coastal barrier breaching, part 1: overview of breaching processes
Authors: Kraus, Nicholas C.
Wamsley, Ty V.
Keywords: Barrier
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; IV-56.
Description: Technical note
PURPOSE: The Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) herein provides information about the causes of breaching of coastal barrier islands and spits, with emphasis on breaching near inlet navigation projects and measures to prevent breaching. Subsequent technical notes in this series will present case studies and models under development in the Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) for predicting the inception and evolution of breaches.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
Appears in Collections:CHETN - SECTION 04 - Inlets and Estuary Channels
Technical Note

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