Accession Number : AD0699904

Title :   HURRICANE SURGE PREDICTIONS FOR DELAWARE BAY AND RIVER.

Descriptive Note : Miscellaneous paper,

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

Personal Author(s) : Bretschneider,Charles L.

Report Date : NOV 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : The report presents a comprehensive investigation of hurricane surge problems for the Delaware Bay area. Methods and techniques are presented, and are calibrated with available surge data, so that the computational procedures result in reasonable estimates of maximum hurricane surge for design purposes.

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, EROSION), (*OCEAN WAVES, TROPICAL CYCLONES), BREAKWATERS, DESIGN, TIDES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, DELAWARE BAY, RIVERS

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE