La Houille Blanche
Number 8, Décembre 2001
|Page(s)||68 - 71|
|Published online||01 July 2009|
Dragage en estuaire et milieu marin
Estuarine and marine dregging
Port activities require continuous or occasional dredging of considerable quantifies of sediments : approximately 50 million m3 along the French coastline. A large proportion of the dredgings is authorized for dumping at sea in geographically delimited areas and following an impact evaluation of their potential harmfulness to the marine environment. The environmental risks assessment linked to dredging operations relies on knowledge related to several scientific disciplines.
© Société Hydrotechnique de France, 2001