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