Observation of the Post-Construction Performance of a System of Groins along an Eroding Beach

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by C. I. Moutzouris, Natl Technical Univ of Athens, Athens, Greece,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Engineering Practice:

Abstract: A system of six groins was constructed along an eroding coast of reversing sediment transport. This paper describes the performance of the groin system in terms of the evolution of the shoreline, as function of angle of wave approach and the location of each groin within the system.

Subject Headings: Groins (structure) | Water waves | Erosion | Sediment transport | Shoreline | Transportation engineering | Construction management |

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