Stability of Coastal Inlets

by Per Bruun,
F. Gerritsen,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-49

Document Type: Journal Paper


Existing theories of relationship between tidal range, tidal prism, and inlet cross-section are reviewed and compared; existing data on inlets are introduced into discussion, as well as effect of quantity and type of littoral material on inlet action.

Subject Headings: Coastal environment | Inlets (waterway) | Tides | Prism | Cross sections

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