Accession Number : AD0701197

Title :   AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF SUBMARINE SAND BARS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

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

Report Date : 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The paper reports the results of experiments made to determine the existence of basic relationships governing sand bar phenomena. Observations were made of the form, dimensions, and number of bars; wave characteristics; ripple formation; and nature and volume of sand movement involved in bar phenomena.

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, *SAND), (*BEACHES, EROSION), TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, MOTION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE