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Revetment - Wikipedia
In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy  ... More »
re·vet·ment
[ri-vet-muhnt]
NOUN
1.
a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
2.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
Source: Dictionary.com

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Revetments

Nov 30, 2007 ... Revetments are always made as sloping structures and are very often constructed as permeable structures using natural stones or concrete ...

geographyas.info/coasts/coastal-management

Revetments are concrete (or in some cases wooden) structures that are built along the base of a cliff. They're slanted and act as a barrier against waves not too ...

www.vliz.be/wiki/Seawalls_and_revetments

This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the application of a seawall or ...

getrevising.co.uk/grids/revetments_disadvantages_coasts

May 20, 2014 ... Advantages. Absorb wave energy through the slats; Effective for many years; Can be cheap compared to other techniques ...

www.loranet.org/faqrevet.htm

Stone revetments also reduce wave scour and rebound which are the major ... that a row or two of large 5-8 ton stones, placed in a line is not a revetment.

www.snh.org.uk/publications/on-line/heritagemanagement/erosion/appendix_1.14.shtml

Rock revetments may be used to control erosion by armouring the dune face. They dissipate the energy of storm waves and prevent further recession of the ...

www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/waverosionrevetment.pdf

In the case of stone revetments, the crest width should be only as wide as ... which relates the design wave height and design slope of the revetment to the ...

www.fsl.orst.edu/pnwerc/wrb/Atlas_web_compressed/3.Water_Resources/3g.revetments_web.pdf

Ag. Built. Newberg to Albany. Albany to Eugene. Total River. Columbia to Newberg. REVETMENTS AND LAND USE. Number of Revetments Adjacent to: Reach.