Hydraulic action

"Hydraulic action refers to the physical weathering and mechanical response of earth materials to flowing water in rivers and streams or breaking waves and storm surge along shorelines."


Keaton, J.R. (2018). Hydraulic Action. In: Bobrowsky, P., Marker, B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology. Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12127-7_158-1