A Field Investigation Study to Determine the Properties of Windblown Beach Sand

Robert J. Matthews, Matthew L. Stutz, A. W. Sam Smith


A field investigation was carried out on the prototype beach to determine the properties of windblown sand and parameters governing the aerial transport. The results suggest that the sand separates into two strata but the dynamics involved in this stratification process are still uncertain.


Coastal dunes; coastal erosion; sediment transport; erosion processes

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