washover

washover

[′wäsh‚ō·vər]
(geology)
Material deposited by overwash, especially a small delta produced by storm waves and built on the landward side of a bar or barrier. Also known as storm delta; wave delta.
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Frecuent non-storm washover of barrier islands, Pacific Coast of Colombia.
Covering: This market research provides a detailed analysis and segmentation of the global oil and gas fishing tools market by tool type (internal & external catching, milling tools, jarring assemblies, junk baskets, accessories, remedial and repair, washover, drillpipe and casing cutters, safety joints, and reverse units and power swivels), by application (onshore and offshore), and by geography (EMEA, APAC, and the Americas).
The 34-inch hammer can install casing 48 inches to 180 inches in diameter in drainage culvert and washover applications and can be used for pipe assist or pipe extraction, guided pilot bore ramming, and horizontal directional drilling assist.
We've had erosion problems here as well as storm runoff and washover on beaches," Todd said.
En la Figura 2 se observa, por ejemplo, el efecto de washover o sobresedimentacion subita (hasta 1,80m de espesor) tierra adentro, generada por el oleaje de tormenta del huracan Roxana.
These 20 to 60 m wide barriers are backed by prominent lagoons and swales that in places are partially infilled by washover fans and spit recurves (Fig.
Negative beach and foredune budget, associated with washover, or foredune attenuation (featuring blowouts, parabolic re-entrants or hummocks).
Thus, whereas there may be ancestral lobate sedimentary projections into the bay associated with former inlets or washover features, there is little variation in the deltaic morphology or sediment type at this time, and little variation in shellfish habitat.
Recovery of vegetation of barrier island washover zones.
Buoy washover from the strong winds prevented the crew from receiving consistent signals from the buoys, not to mention the rough ride for the crew while at low altitudes.
Washover fans also contributed to the filling of the inlet and the former La Tuta channel.
In the national washover and splash-back of politics, there are moments, not always obvious at the time, when something core is lost.