Accession Number : ADA112111

Title :   Low Cost Shore Protection.

Descriptive Note : Contract rept.

Corporate Author : ROGERS GOLDEN AND HALPERN INC PHILADELPHIA PA

PDF Url : ADA112111

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : This report presents low cost ways for the shoreline property owner to control or slow down shoreline erosion. Beach erosion processes were described as well as the effects of breakwaters, groins, beach fill, revetments etc. Each method of shore protection is described in terms of shoreforms and situations where it can be used sucessfully, how it protects the shore, its advantages and disadvantages, and its general design features and construction materials. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Shores, *Protection, Water erosion, Beach erosion, Prevention, Structures, Protective coverings, Vegetation, Filling, Breakwaters, Revetments, Bulkheads, Low costs

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE