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Title: Use of gabions in the coastal environment
Authors: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Keywords: Gabions
Low-cost shore protection
Groundwater flows
Wave runup
Wave overtopping
High-energy wave environment
Issue Date: Dec-1986
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Coastal engineering technical note ; CETN-III-31.
Description: Technical note
Background: Gabions are rectangular steel wire baskets. When filled with stone, they can help protect areas experiencing erosion due to waves, currents, or groundwater flows. Gabions can also be used to reduce wave runup and overtopping. Care should be exercised, however, in using gabions in a high energy wave environment.
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