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Quantification of the effectiveness of beach control structures - FD0701

Description
Summary Objective:
Using a mobile bed physical model, investigate the effectiveness of beach control structures as determined by beach recession, longshore transport and input drift.


Key Customer Purpose:
Reduce the risk to life from coastal flooding and erosion by improving the effectiveness and economy of coastal engineering work designs.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1992

To: 1996

Cost: £202,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
HR Wallingford Ltd
Keywords
              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management