STATE OF GROIN DESIGN AND EFFECTIVENESS

J.H. Balsillie, D.W. Berg

Abstract


An annotated bibliography on groins, compiled by Balsillie and Bruno (1972J, has provided the background for this paper. A review of functional design criteria is presented including groin length, height, spacing, permeability-adjustability, and orientation. A discussion of coastal processes and their relationship to groin design and effectiveness is" also given.

Keywords


groin; groin design; groin effectiveness

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