Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The City of Newport News has three public beaches within its limits: Huntington Park beach, Anderson Park beach, and King-Lincoln Park beach. Each beach and its associated park has undergone or is undergoing improvements. The purpose of this report is to assess the rates and patterns of beach change at these three public beaches. Field survey data, aerial photos, wave hindcasting data, and computer modelling were utilized for this report. The computer model used was RCPWAVE, a wave hydrodynamic model developed by the Corps of Engineers.
Beach Nourishment, Shore Protections, Beach Erosion, Virginia
Milligan, D., Hardaway, C., & Thomas, G. R. (1995) Public Beach Assessment Report Huntington Park, Anderson Park, and King-Lincoln Park City of Newport News, Virginia. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5513D