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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 ...

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Seawalls_and_revetments

Mar 16, 2009 ... This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the ...

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.loranet.org/faqrevet.htm

Stone revetments also reduce wave scour and rebound which are the major causes of erosion control structure failure by allowing waves to "run-up" part of the ...

geographyfieldwork.com/GeographyVocabularyGCSECoasts.htm

Revetments: wooden, steel, or concrete fence-like structures that allow sea water and sediment to pass through, but the structures absorb wave energy. A beach ...

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 ...

water.ohiodnr.gov/portals/soilwater/pdf/stream/stfs16.pdf

Riprap Revetments. Streambank erosion is a natural process that occurs in streams. De- pending on the soil type and land use, streambank erosion can account ...

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

Seawalls, (and to a lesser extent, stone revetments) change the direction (wave reflection) and intensity of wave energy along the shore. Wave reflection can ...

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 ...