Accession Number : AD0646820

Title :   MODIFICATION OF NEARSHORE CURRENTS BY COASTAL STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note : Miscellaneous paper,

Corporate Author : UNITED STATES LAKE SURVEY DETROIT MICH

Personal Author(s) : Saylor,James H.

Report Date : JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : This paper describes and presents the results of water current studies conducted along the shores of Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Erie. The studies have been made at various harbor locations with the purpose of establishing current magnitudes and patterns within the harbors and in the adjacent coastal areas, and relating the measured currents with the causative forces.

Descriptors :   (*WATER WAVES, HARBORS), (*HARBORS, GREAT LAKES), STRUCTURES, WATER, FLUID FLOW, MOTION, WIND, VELOCITY, LAKE WAVES, INSTRUMENTATION, BREAKWATERS, LAKES, HYDROLOGY

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE