Longshore Sediment Transport Rate at Morro Bay, CA

by James M. Kaihatu, Univ of Delaware, Newark, United States,
Chris Andrassy, Univ of Delaware, Newark, United States,
Edward F. Thompson, Univ of Delaware, Newark, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Engineering Practice

Abstract: Estimates of sediment transport rate in the vicinity of Morro Bay Harbor are needed as part of an investigation of possible modifications to the existing Federal project. Because the site is complex, a combination of analytical methods, field evidence, and judgement is used to provide the estimates.

Subject Headings: Sediment transport | Littoral drift | Transport rates | Bays | Transportation engineering | Sea water | Ports and harbors | Federal government | California

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