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Title: Seaward limit of significant sand transport by waves: an annual zonation for seasonal profiles
Authors: Hallermeier, Robert J.
Keywords: Beach Profiles
Beach Zones
Coastal Engineering
Coastal Processes
Sand Transport
Seaward Limit
Wave Climate Application
Wave-sand Interactions
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Coastal engineering technical aid ; no. 81-2.
Description: Technical Aid
Abstract: Sand characteristics and annual wave statistics at a site are used to determine two water depths bounding a shoal zone on the beach profile. This zonation is based on two thresholds of wave-induced sand agitation, so that expected waves during a year have neither strong nor negligible effects on the sand bottom within the shoal zone. The calculation procedure and representative results for the shoal zone bounds are presented to supplement techniques for estimating a seaward limit of significant sand transport given in the Shore Protection Manual (SPM) . A calculator program is provided.
Rights: Approved for Public Release, Distribution is Unlimited
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