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Title: Protective beaches--their applications and limitations
Authors: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Keywords: Protective beaches
Wave action
Tidal currents
Littoral currents
Beach restoration
Beach nourishment
Shore protection
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical note
Purpose: To describe the functional applications, limitations, and the general design concepts of protective beaches. This note is intended to provide a brief, general discussion of protective beaches for Corps personnel who do not have a background in the functional design of coastal structures, and to provide useful information for answering inquiries from the general public concerning the construction and use of protective beaches.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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