Generalities of Coastal Processes and Protection

by J.B. Schijf,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper


Engineering basis of coastal protection is discussed in general with emphasis on experience on Dutch seacoast; paper supports shift in old philosophy of protection by groins and seawalls to new philosophy of protection by sand fill.

Subject Headings: Coastal processes | Professional practice | Groins (structure) | Sea walls | Sand (hydraulic) | Sandy soils | Fills

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