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The Nature and Causes of Hurricane-Induced Ebb Scour Channels on a Developed Shoreline
Journal of Coastal Research
SPECIAL ISSUE NO. 8. Impacts of Hurricane Hugo: September 10-22, 1989 (SPRING 1991), pp. 237-248
Published by: Coastal Education & Research Foundation, Inc.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25735418
Page Count: 12
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Ebb scour channels resulting from hurricane Hugo are examined within a one-mile segment of Folly Island, South Carolina. Ebb scour channels are incised into sands and loosely consolidated materials by super-elevated water flowing downhill to the beach. They vary in length, width and depth as a function of the storm surge height, land elevation, area of drainage wind speed, direction, duration, and natural and man-made barriers.
Journal of Coastal Research © 1991 Coastal Education & Research Foundation, Inc.