Winds, and Their Effects on Tides, in San Francisco Bayby Scott P. Miner, U.S. Army Engineer District, San Francisco, United States,
William J. Brick, U.S. Army Engineer District, San Francisco, United States,
William R. Firth, U.S. Army Engineer District, San Francisco, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Hydraulic Engineering
Many leveed areas adjacent to San Francisco Bay are potentially subject to tidal flooding. In response to this concern, Congress authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct the San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study to investigate tidal flooding. To determine the areas where storm-damage reduction projects would be economically justified, the study required detailed analyses of winds, and their effects on tides, in San Francisco Bay. This paper summarizes three wind-related aspects of the study.
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