MODEL TESTS FOR EVALUATING BEACH NOURISHMENT PERFORMANCE

Massimo Tondello, Piero Ruol, Mauro Selavo, Michele Capobianco

Abstract


After having shortly discussed about the nourishment fundamentals, focussing the attention on the benefits and on the factors promoting the beach fills, some specific questions on fill design, on related processes and on the temporal aspects of such beach protecting intervention were addressed and tentatively answered. In the second part, the physical-model tool, as a way for answering to the suggested questions is presented and three different case studies are discussed.

Keywords


model test; beach nourishment; nourishment performance

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