Coastal structures are used in coastal defense schemes with the objective of preventing shoreline erosion and flooding of the hinterland. Other objectives include sheltering of harbor basins and harbor entrances against waves, stabilization of navigation channels at inlets, and protection of water intakes and outfalls.
The course provides an overview of the various types of coastal structures and their application, overall planning and development of coastal projects.
Army Corps Of EngineersReview the quiz before studying the course.
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