FURTHER EXPERIMENTS USING RADIOACTIVE METHODS TO DETECT THE MOVEMENT OF SHINGLE OVER THE SEA BED AND ALONGSHORE

@inproceedings{Kidson1958FURTHEREU,
  title={FURTHER EXPERIMENTS USING RADIOACTIVE METHODS TO DETECT THE MOVEMENT OF SHINGLE OVER THE SEA BED AND ALONGSHORE},
  author={Clarence Kidson and Alan Paul Carr and David Benjamin Smith},
  year={1958}
}
movements, is increasing rapidly. Experimental work, already carried out and planned, is perfecting a series of techniques which may soon be regarded as standard practice. The method has been applied to silt,1* 2> 3 sand, 4> 5 and shingle.6' 7 The great interest in the marking of beach material with radioactive tracers stems from the lack of information of how this material moves over the sea bed. As Dr. Martin A. Mason, the Chief of the Engineering and Research Branch of the Beach Erosion… CONTINUE READING