Beach Evolution and Protection

by F. M. Abdel-Aal, Cairo Univ, Giza, Egypt,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of the Mediterranean

Abstract: This paper investigate the evolution of beaches and the effect of different types of protection on this process. The cross-shore and longshore sediment transport, and the different approaches used in beach modeling are also discussed.

Subject Headings: Beaches | Coastal management | Sediment transport | Littoral drift | Mathematical models | Environmental issues | Hydrologic models

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