Development of Offshore Breakwaters for the Marine Multipurpose Zone Project

by Kazunori Yoshioka, Ministry of construction, Tokyo, Japan,
Takashi Kawakami, Ministry of construction, Tokyo, Japan,
Shigenobu Tanaka, Ministry of construction, Tokyo, Japan,
Mamoru Koarai, Ministry of construction, Tokyo, Japan,
Takaaki Uda, Ministry of construction, Tokyo, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of Japan II

Abstract: Under these circumstances, the ministry of construction of Japan has launched the marine multipurpose zone (MMZ) project,and is promoting the effective use of seashores facing the open sea. The major goal of this project is the development of effective permeable offshore breakwaters to be constructed at depths less than 20m to create calm water zones.

Subject Headings: Breakwaters | Offshore structures | Offshore construction | Water-based recreation | Permeability (material) | Seas and oceans | Shores | Permeability (soil) | Japan | Asia

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