Diagnosis of Ageing of Coastal Protection Facilities at Shimotsu Port



The work involved the preparation of a 3D bird’s eye view by means of sounding and estimation of the cross-sectional shape using the impact elastic wave method to diagnose the deterioration of existing coastal protection facilities with a view to improving and renewing such facilities with adaptation to global warming in mind in three harbour zones (North, Main and Wakaura) in the northern coastal area of Wakayama Shimotsu Port.

Project areas North Harbour Zone, Main Harbour Zone, Wakaura Harbour Zone
Work title Survey on Deterioration and more of Coastal Protection Facilities along the Coast (Northern Area) of Wakayama Shimotsu Port
Location Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture
Duration February 1, 2010 to July 15, 2010
Implementing body Wakayama Ports Office, Kinki Regional Development bureau, MLIT