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Title: Wave refraction and sediment transport along Kunavaram, east coast of India
Authors: Prasad, A Lalitananda
Rao, K Hanumanta
Veenadevi, Y
Rao, G R Lakshmana
Issue Date: Mar-1981
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Direction and strength of longshore currents and rate of sediment transport along the Kunavaram beach (lat. 16°15'N, long. 82° E) have been worked out from wave refraction diagrams for waves approaching the shore from E. ESE, SSE and S, and period 5,6 and 8 sec using the IMD data obtained during 1971-78. During the NE monsoon the longshore currents have been found to be stronger than those during SW monsoon causing a net annual southerly drift of sediment along this coast.
Page(s): 10-15
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.10(1) [March 1981]

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