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Failure of Grass Cover Layers at Seaward and Shoreward Dike Slopes

Acronym: EroGRASS
Period: 2008
Status: Completed

Institutes (6)  Top 
  • The Danish Ministry of Transport and Energy; Danish Coastal Authority (KDI), more
  • UNESCO; Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE), more
  • University of Strathclyde, more
  • Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), more
  • Deltares, more
  • University of Tallinn, more


The primary objective of the EroGRASS project is to perform large scale model tests to investigate in detail the erosion of a grassed clay dike cover due to (i) wave impact, (ii) wave run-up and run-down flow and (iii) wave overtopping.
Keywords: grass cover, dike, wave impact, wave overtopping, wave run-up, design

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