Monitoring of Yan Liao Beach Nourishment in Northeast Coast of Taiwan
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Yan-Liao beach in Northeast Coast National Scenic Area is a hot spot. In recent years, the visitors pay much attention to the issues of beach erosion and beach restoration. The goal of this study is to assess the effects of Yan-Liao beach nourishment after storm damage of Typhoon KROSA (2007). The selection of shore protection method was based on the consideration of effective sand dune protection, beach recreation function and water quality protection. To achieve the effective disaster prevention function, associated seaward dune nourishment and nourishment of subaerial beach were performed at Yan-Liao beach. According to the monitoring of beach nourishment project, the beach profile and beach width is steadily being restored. It is demonstrated that this kind of beach nourishment has a valuable reference for shore protection.
Proceedings of the Twenty-fifth (2015) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference
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