Shoaling of the Lower Hudson River

by C.M. Duke,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 275-281


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Investigation on sources of sedimentation, characteristics of fresh and salt water components of flow within estuary, quantity of shoaling which occurs, and fundamental principles affecting sedimentation process; 2 hydraulic models are being used to prove possible solutions; first model reproduces entire New York Harbor and Hudson River up to limit of saltwater intrusion; second model reproduces 9 mi section between Battery and George Washington Bridge; interim conclusions.



Subject Headings: Hydrologic models | Hydraulic models | Structural models | Sediment | Salt water intrusion | Rivers and streams | Fresh water | Bridge components | United States | Hudson River | New York | Washington

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