Design Guidance for Nearshore Berm Construction

by T. Neil McLellan, USAE Galveston District, Galveston, United States,
Nicholas C. Kraus, USAE Galveston District, Galveston, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Sediments

Abstract:

Construction of nearshore berms has been gaining acceptance as a cost effective beneficial use of dredged material. This paper presents a systematic methodology for design and evaluation of nearshore berm projects. Example calculations are performed demonstrating the methodology and results are presented.



Subject Headings: Construction management | Construction materials | Dredged materials | Sediment transport | Construction costs | Construction methods | Dredging | Environmental issues

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