OCEANOGRAPHIC CRITERIA FOR DESIGN OF SMALL CRAFT HARBORS

Richard C. Timme

Abstract


The most important oceanographic criteria which are required in establishing the optimum design of a harbor complex for small craft harbors located adjacent to large bodies of water are: 1. Wave Statistics Incident to the Site. 2. Effects of Breakwaters or Jetties upon Incident Waves. 3. Design of Interior Configuration and Water Levels. 4. Littoral Processes at the Site.

Keywords


small craft harbor; harbor design; oceanographic criteria

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