Sand Bypassing at Santa Barbara, California

by R. L. Wiegel,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 1-30


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Construction of breakwater interrupted littoral drift of sand; man-made harbor filled with sand, and downcoast beaches were nearly completely stripped of sand; at first harbor was dredged periodically, and lately nearly continuously, with sand being dumped downcoast to maintain these beaches; although costly, and not always satisfactory in all details, this method has in general adequately performed its function.

Subject Headings: Sandy soils | Sand (hydraulic) | Littoral drift | Beaches | Construction methods | Ports and harbors | Breakwaters | Littoral zones | North America | California | United States

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article

 

Return to search