Discussion of: Leonard, L.; Clayton, T., and Pilkey, 0.,1990. An analysis of replenished beach design parameters on U.S. east coast barrier islands. Journal of Coastal Research, 6(1), 15-36

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The article concentrates on the stability of nourished beaches-not on the stability of profiles above and below the water table. All cases mentioned, apparently the result of dumpings of material on the beach itself, may be extended to the very nearshore bottom of the profile.

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