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             This is a database prepared by HR Wallingford and TU Delft with the assistance of the international breakwater community and has been made freely available for the benefit of breakwater designers, contractors owners and developers worldwide. The database is subject to regular updating as information becomes available, however the development and maintenance of this database relies primarily on information supplied or published by third parties and no responsibility can be taken for the accuracy of data supplied.
Comments and additions are very welcome, please write to the administrator

For a list of armour units in the system, click here

For basic statistics and world maps, click here

For background information and for definition of the used parameters, see our explanation page
As reference to this database you may refer to:
Allsop, N.W.H.; Cork, R.S.; Verhagen, H.J.[2009] A database of major breakwaters around the world ICE breakwaters conference, Edinburgh, Thomas Telford


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PIANC catalog of prefabricated units

PIANC MarCom report 36, 2004