Beach Evolution in Sulphur Island

by Toshiyuki Shigemura, Nat Defense Acad, Kanagawa, Japan,
Koji Fujima, Nat Defense Acad, Kanagawa, Japan,
Kenjirou Hayashi, Nat Defense Acad, Kanagawa, Japan,
Kazuki Shirahama, Nat Defense Acad, Kanagawa, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Seasonal variation of shore area of Sulphur Island is studied by analyzing aerial photographs of the island taken seasonally for the past two years. Analysis reveals that shore area in the island is currently stable although it varies in the magnitude of 3.0×105m2 seasonally.

Subject Headings: Islands | Sulfur | Beaches | Seasonal variations | Ocean engineering | Aerial photography | Pacific Ocean

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