American Society of Civil Engineers

Wave Climate Studies Along the Turkish Coast of the Black Sea

by Adnan Akyarli, (Inst of Marine Sciences and, Technology, Izmir, Turkey)

pp. 556-570

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Coastlines of the Black Sea
Abstract: Wind-generated waves produce the most powerful forces to which coastal structures are subjected. Therefore, wave information is required for the proper planning and reliable design of coastal constructions. Some wave climate studies carried out are reviewed and some selected results are presented in this chapter.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Black Sea
Coastal structures
Sediment transport
Wave climates

Author Keywords:
Coastal zones
Climatology - Shore protection - Wave effects
Black sea coast - Sediment movement in beaches - Wave condition study