Behavior of Beach Fills in New England

by H.S. Perdikis,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 75-110

Document Type: Journal Paper


Study of behavior of fills placed on 10 New England beaches; quantitative determinations of changes in volumes, high and low water shore line positions, and slopes; data on construction of projects, wave exposure, past erosion, littoral drift, and character of beach and fill materials; tables give numerical values of volumetric changes on beaches studied; list of 79 beaches improved by fill placement.

Subject Headings: Beaches | Fills | Numerical analysis | Construction materials | Littoral drift | Material properties | Water level | Water table | New England | United States

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