Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Submerged Groin as Soft Shore Protection

@inproceedings{Aminti2003EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Submerged Groin as Soft Shore Protection},
  author={Pierluigi Aminti and Chiara Cammelli and Luigi E. Cipriani and Enzo Pranzini},
  year={2003}
}
The Marina di Carrara harbour (Tuscany, Italy), was built in the early 1920s and since then has been trapping longshore moving sediments coming from the north, the main cause of beach erosion along downdrift beaches. Since the 1930s, seawalls, groins and detached breakwaters have been built along 6.7 km of the coast south of the harbour, so that now each kilometre of beach is protected by 1.4 km of hard structures (protection ratio). Since these types of defence have induced some degree of… CONTINUE READING

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