Beach Nourishment on the West Coast of Jutland

Flemming Thyme

Abstract


This paper deals with the maintenance of the Danish North Sea coast, which is highly exposed for erosion. The actual efforts to reduce the erosion are construction of groins and breakwaters combined with beach nouri shment. Different methods of beach nourishment are described and discussed.

 

 

 


Keywords


Coastal protection; beachfill; sandtransport; coastal barriers; engineering; hopper dredge

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