Studies of a Channel through Padre Island, Texas

by E. A. Hansen,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 363-382

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Construction of 125 ft wide 12 ft deep navigation canal through Padre Island and Laguna Madre to Port Mansfield; results of investigations on effects of disturbance of natural equilibrium on Gulf shore by construction of jetties and channel; requirements for design and reconstruction of suitable jettied navigation channel through inlet; problems of tidal hydraulics encountered in design of artificial inlet.

Subject Headings: Islands | Hydraulic design | Inlets (waterway) | Offshore construction | Navigation (waterway) | Equilibrium | Canals | Ports and harbors | North America | Texas | United States

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