DREDGING

A wide-ranging review which discusses developments in dredging technology and their application in the field. It covers a history of dredging; dredging and siltation--cause and effect; the behaviour of the dredged area of Walney Channel; the investigation of spoil movement in the Firth of Forth using radioactive tracers; the use of tracers to determine infill rates in projected dredged channels; the development of The River Tees--deepening, widening, and extension of the navigable channel; recent research developments in hydraulic dredging; reclamation dredging and instrumentation; towards automation in inshore hydrographic surveying.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Thomas Telford Limited

    London,   United Kingdom 
  • Publication Date: 1968

Media Info

  • Pagination: 124 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00323310
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM