Optimum Dredging Procedures for Artificial Nourishment of Beaches

by Per Brunn, Norwegian Inst of Technology, Trondheim, Norway,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources


This brief article discusses conventional and new procedures for nourishment of beaches taking advantage of recent years' development of more effective equipment of smaller capacities operating more frequently. An optimization procedure comparing old and new practices is described comparing it to similar procedures for maintenance dredging of navigation channels.

Subject Headings: Dredging | Beach nourishment | Equipment and machinery | Maintenance | Navigation (geomatic)

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