STATE-OF-THE-ART IN JAPAN ON CONTROLLING WIND-BLOWN SAND ON BEACHES

Shintaro Hotta, Souichi Harikai

Abstract


In order to prepare general guidelines for controlling the wind-blown sand in the region from the shoreline to the landward end of the dry beach, a literature review was carried out. The review showed that controlling wind-blown sand on a beach surface can be done by using a suitable combination and arrangement of sand fences and trenches.

Keywords


wind-blown sand; controlling devices; beach surface; sand fence: trench

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