Inlet Dredging Production as a Function of Sea State

by John S. Yeend, Gee & Jenson, Engineers-Architects-Planners Inc, West Palm Beach, FL, USA,
Darryl J. Hatheway, Gee & Jenson, Engineers-Architects-Planners Inc, West Palm Beach, FL, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87

Abstract: This paper attempts to explain some of the inaccuracies and discrepancies in present methods of measuring dredging volumes and looks at a comparison of measured dredge volumes to natural forces with regard to Inlet bypassing. A review of erosion/accretion processes in and around manmade inlets is made.

Subject Headings: Inlets (waterway) | Dredging | Volume measurement | Sediment transport | Erosion | Coastal processes | Comparative studies | Sea water

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