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Title: Artificially nourished and constructed beaches
Authors: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
Hall, Jay V.
Keywords: Shore Protection
Beach Nourishment
Design of Artifically Nourished Beaches
Publisher: United States, Beach Erosion Board
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical memorandum (United States. Beach Erosion Board) ; no. 29.
Description: Technical Memorandum
From the Introduction: It is the purpose of this paper; first to outline the criteria pertinent to the design of artificially nourished beaches and explain how each is derived and used; second, to present a brief history of five areas where the four types of artificial nourishment have been tried; namely, the offshore dumping method, the stockpiling method, the continuous supply method, and the direct placement method; and third, to present a tabular record of a great number of artificially nourished and constructed beaches, including factors relating to their placement and economic life.
This report was originally a paper given at the Third Conference on Coastal Engineering Held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1952
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