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Title: Study of movement of sediments by fluorescent tracers at paradip port, east coast of India
Authors: Srivastava, P. C.
Issue Date: Jun-1976
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Fluorescent tracer studies carried out during February 1972 indicate that offshore sediments move predominantly towards north-east with some movement westward and shoreward; the beach sand moves west-southwesterly. Northeasterly direction of movement of sediments seems to be due to prevailing coastal currents and tides; westward and shoreward movements may be due to waves and tides. West-south-westerly movement of beach sand also seems to be due to waves approaching from south-east. Depletion rate for the beach experiment is 4.9% per min for the first 20 min.
Page(s): 121-124
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.05(1) [June 1976]

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