Accession Number : AD0699407

Title :   SHORE EROSION BY STORM WAVES,

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

Personal Author(s) : Caldwell,Joseph M.

Report Date : APR 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : In connection with its mission of developing hurricane protection plans for the Atlantic and Gulf shores of the United States, the Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, has need to know the magnitude of shore erosion which can be expected from hurricane wave attack. To partially fill this need, the information on storm wave erosion available in the files of the Beach Erosion Board is summarized in this report.

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, EROSION), (*OCEAN WAVES, TROPICAL CYCLONES), STABILIZATION, CONTROL, PROTECTION

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE