Accession Number : AD0697129
Title : SHORE CURRENTS AND SAND MOVEMENT ON A MODEL BEACH.
Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,
Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON D C BEACH EROSION BOARD
Personal Author(s) : Krumbein,W. C.
Report Date : SEP 1944
Pagination or Media Count : 47
Abstract : Known from field observations that waves breaking at an angle to a shoreline generate currents capable of transporting sediment. The purpose of the study is to explore these relations experimentally with waves approaching a straight shoreline at a fixed angle. (Author)
Descriptors : (*BEACHES, *OCEAN CURRENTS), (*SAND, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES), OCEAN WAVES, MOTION, COASTAL REGIONS, DEEP WATER, THEOREMS, VELOCITY, SHALLOW WATER, ENERGY
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE