Circulation Between I-664 Channel Islands, James River, Virginia

by Samuel B. Heltzel, Hydraulics Lab US Army Engineer, Waterways Experiment Station, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Estuarine and Coastal Modeling


This paper compares information presently available concerning the maximum currents between the I-664 Channel Islands in Hampton Roads, Virginia, before and after construction of the islands. This comparison is based on the results of a previous Waterways Experiment Station (WES) physical model study without the I-664 Channel Islands, and a previous WES 2-D numerical model study with and without the I-664 Channel Islands and field measurements taken by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).

Subject Headings: Numerical models | Numerical analysis | Field tests | Water circulation | Islands | Hydrologic models | Hydraulic models | Two-dimensional models | Virginia | United States

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