Accession Number : AD0697120

Title :   ABRASION OF BEACH SAND.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON D C BEACH EROSION BOARD

Personal Author(s) : Mason,Martin A. ; Schulte,Charles A.

Report Date : FEB 1942

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : On sandy beaches the loss of material ascribable to abrasion and the resultant recession of the shoreline is a serious problem. The report discusses the rate of loss by abrasion. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, EROSION), SAND, VELOCITY, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, PARTICLE SIZE, DENSITY, OCEAN WAVES, IMPACT, GRINDING, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), CRYSTAL STRUCTURE

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE