Wave Climate Studies Along the Turkish Coast of the Black Sea

by Adnan Akyarli, Inst of Marine Sciences and, Technology, Izmir, Turkey,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of the Black Sea


Wind-generated waves produce the most powerful forces to which coastal structures are subjected. Therefore, wave information is required for the proper planning and reliable design of coastal constructions. Some wave climate studies carried out are reviewed and some selected results are presented in this chapter.

Subject Headings: Ocean waves | Wave climates | Seas and oceans | Water waves | Sea water | Sediment transport | Coastal management | Wind forces | Black Sea

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