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Title: Yaquina Bay, Oregon, tidal and wave-induced currents near the jettied inlet : numerical model investigation
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Portland District
Cialone, Mary A.
Keywords: Inlets
Ocean currents
Tidal currents
Yaquina Bay (Or.)
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; CERC-86-14.
Description: Miscellaneous paper
Abstract: The Coastal Engineering Research Center of the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) was requested by the US Army Engineer District, Portland (NPP) to model the coastal current regime in the vicinity of the Yaquina Bay entrance, with the major emphasis on tidal and wave-induced currents at the north jetty tip. This report describes the application of the WES Implicit Flooding Model (WIFM), the Regional Coastal Processes Wave Propagation Model (RCPWAVE), and the• wave-induced current model (CURRENT) to the Yaquina Bay area. The purpose of the report was to provide design guidance to NPP for the rehabilitation of the collapsed, outer portion of the north jetty. Alternative plans for rehabilitation of the north jetty were modeled to determine their effectiveness in altering the current patterns near the north jetty tip.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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