SANDY BEACH STABALIZATION: PRESERVATION OF SHIRARAHAMA BEACH, WAKAYAMA

Yoshito Tsuchiya, Yoshiaki Kawata, Takao Yamashita, Teruo Shibano, Masahiko Kawasaki, Shin Habara

Abstract


It is recognized that beach erosion has become a major problem in many countries of the world, but especially in Japan in relation to human activities such as development of coastal areas and river basins. Shirarahama beach in Wakayama facing the Pacific Ocean is a typical packet beach, but due toeservation of the beach by headlands was proposed. The methodology has shown a very good result in making the beach recovered as eservation of the beach by headlands was proposed. The methodology has shown a very good result in making the beach recovered as a stable sandy beach.

Keywords


beach stabalization; beach preservation; Shirarahama Beach

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