Monitoring and Performance Analysis of Protection Works at Rosslare Strand
Post construction monitoring and performance analysis has become an important part of many major coastal protection projects. In the past such work was carried out very much on an ad-hoc...

Application of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Dredging Cost Model to Long Distance Transport
To develop intelligent decisions about moving sediment long distances to the coast from dams, the cost becomes a major factor. The cost will be a function of many factors including cleaning...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

The Sharon Escarpment, Israel: Management of a Backshore Cliff in a Densely Populated Environment
The Sharon Escarpment is a coastal backshore escarpment made of heterogeneous layered sandstone. This area is an increasingly exploited environmental resource. This paper defines the main...

The Beach: A Pile of Sand
Beaches are common features along most of the earth's coastlines. The presence of a beach requires at that site the processes of sediment accretion have dominated over the processes of...

Bringing Back the Beaches: A Return to Basics
California's beaches are among the state's most valuable and most intensively used natural resources. To date, although erosion is occurring in most part of California's coastline, there...

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

The No-Filter Factor of Safety Against Piping Through Sands

Judgment and Innovation
The Heritage and Future of the Geotechnical Engineering Profession
This book contains six papers of timeless value from some of the most experienced leaders of the geotechnical engineering profession. The papers reflect over 250 years of collective geotechnical...

Sand Rights: A Case Study of the Hamptons' Beaches
The long Federal groins emplaced at Westhampton Beach in the 1960s resulted in accelerated erosion downdrift. The severe nor'easter of December 11-12, 1992 brought the issue to a climax...

On the Erodibility of Rock and Other Earth Materials

Flume Studies on the Erosion of Cohesive Sediments

Erosion Characteristics of Cohesive Sediments

Scour in Erodible Rock I: The Erodibility Index

Scour in Erodible Rock II: Erosive Power at Bridge Piers

Pier Scour in Resistant Material: Current Research on Erosive Power

The Erodibility Index: Practical Aspects

Gravel Mining Impacts on San Benito River, California

Hydraulic Design of Bridge with Erodible Road Embankments

Estimation of Bridge Pier Scour Using the Erodibility Index Method

 

 

 

 

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