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Title: Test of nourishment of the shore by offshore deposition of sand, Long Branch, New Jersey
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. New York District.
United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
Hall, Jay V.
Herron, W. J.
Keywords: Beach Nourishment
Dredged Materials
Long Branch, New Jersey
Offshore Deposition
Sand Transport
Issue Date: Jun-1950
Publisher: United States, Beach Erosion Board
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical memorandum (United States. Beach Erosion Board) ; no.17.
Description: Technical Memorandum
From the Preface: This paper presents the results of a cooperative study between the New York District and the Beach Erosion Board, Corps of Engineers, designed to test the feasability of nourishing eroded shores with dredge spoil. The test included deposition, in 38 feet of water about 1/2 mile off the coast of Long Branch, New Jersey, of about 600,000 cubic yards of sand derived through maintenence dredging in New York Harbor channels; and a study of its movement by natural forces.
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