Coastal and River mouth morphology change in sri lanka due to the 2004 indian ocean tsunami

Hitoshi Tanaka, Kazuo Ishino, Bandara Nawarathna, Hajime Nakagawa, Shinichiro Yano

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Abstract

Field observation on coastal and river mouth morphology change in Sri Lanka induced by 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami has been carried in May 2005 by a survey team delegated by the Committee on Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering, Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE). The survey area covers southeastern, southern and southwestern parts of Sri Lanka. It is found that dependent on the tsunami waver height and vegetation condition covering the sand surface, various level of erosion has occurred along the coast.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoastal Sediments '07 - Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Sep 17
Event6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes - New Orleans, LA, United States
Duration: 2007 May 132007 May 17

Other

Other6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes
CountryUnited States
CityNew Orleans, LA
Period07/5/1307/5/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering

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