Geology of Some American Estuarine Harbors

by Parker D. Trask, Waves Research Lab., Univ. of California, Berkeley, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Geologic causes of harbors and environmental factors that affect character of estuarine deposits in United States; effect of change of sea level; deformation of land; differential erosion; effect of current; glacial action; geologic cause of typical American harbors.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Estuaries | Geology | Ocean currents | Erosion | Deformation (mechanics) | Sea level | Environmental issues | North America | United States

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