GEOMETRY OF TIDAL INLETS: EMPIRICAL EQUATIONS

Charles L. Vincent, William D. Corson

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Abstract

The geometry of tidal inlet ebb shoal, main channel and cross section is investigated. Formulae interrelating depths, length, and area parameters show a high degree of coherence in inlet geometry, with the cross-sectional area of the inlet a fundamental parameter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering
Volume107
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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