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