Accession Number : AD0697121

Title :   SHORE PROCESSES AND BEACH CHARACTERISTICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo. Mar-May 42,

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

Personal Author(s) : Krumbein,W. C.

Report Date : SEP 1947

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Energy; Wave action; Shore currents; Interactions of matters and energy; as it affects land forms, are discussed. An evaluation of the processes of beach stabilization and control for engineering purposes is made.

Descriptors :   (*AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, COASTAL REGIONS), (*BEACHES, STABILIZATION), TERRAIN, INTERACTIONS, OCEAN CURRENTS, OCEAN WAVES, CONTROL, EROSION, SAND, DEPOSITS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE