NEARSHORE NOURISHMENT IMPLEMENTATION. MONITORING & MODEL STUDIES OF 1.5M* AT KIRRA BEACH

L.A. Jackson, R.B. Tomlinson

Abstract


Whilst the Gold Coast beaches are generally in long term equilibrium, the southern Gold Coast beaches have suffered serious erosion (approximately 7K m ) since construction in 1962-1964 of the Tweed River training walls, to the south (updrift) of the Gold Coast (Fig. 1).

Keywords


Kirra Beach; model study; nearshore nourishment; nourishment monitoring

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9753/icce.v22.%25p