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Modeling Morphodynamic Evolution In Alluvial Estuaries

Author : Mick van der Wegen
ISBN : 9780203093344
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The main objective of this research is to investigate the governing processes and characteristics that drive morphodynamic evolution in alluvial estuaries by application of a process-based numerical model (Delft3D). It is of utmost importance to understand estuarine processes so that impact of human interference (like dredging and land reclamation) and long-term changes (like sea level rise) can be evaluated. The research addresses a number of cases ranging from an rectangular basins to real estuaries like the Western Scheldt in the Netherlands or San Pablo Bay in California. The more schematized approach allow to study morphodynamic evolution over several millennia under constant forcing and answers more fundamental questions related to conditions of equilibrium and related time scales. The more realistic cases give insight into the skill of the approach in predicting decadal morphodynamic developments. More processes are included to mimic realistic conditions and model results are compared to bathymetric measurements over the last century. The research shows that the modeling approach is good capable of describing stable morphodynamic calculations over a timescale of millennia with patterns similar to patterns observed in reality. Additionally, the approach shows that it is possible to predict decadal morphodynamic developments in real estuaries with significant skill.

Coastal Sediments 2015

Author : Ping Wang
ISBN : 9789814689984
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This Proceedings contains over 260 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the eighth international Symposium on Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 11 ? 15, 2015, in San Diego, California, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge among researchers in the fields of coastal engineering, geology, oceanography, and related disciplines, with the theme of Understanding and Working with Nature. Focusing on the physical aspects of the sediment processes in various coastal environments, this Proceedings provides findings from the latest research and newest engineering applications. Sessions covered a wide range of topics including barrier islands, beaches, climate and sea level, cohesive and noncohesive sediments, coastal bluffs, coastal marsh, dredged sediments, inlet and navigation channels, regional sediment management, river deltas, shore protection, tsunamis, and vegetation-sediment interaction. Several special sessions included: Relevant science for changing coastlines: A Tribute to Gary Griggs; North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study and post-super-storm Sandy work; long-term coastal evolution; barrier islands of Louisiana; sea-level rise and super storms in a warming world; predicting decadal coastal geomorphic evolution; and contrasting Pacific coastal behavior with El Ni¤o Southern Oscillation (ENSO), are also featured. Contents:Keynote Addresses:Coastal Evolution and Human-Induced Sea-Level Rise: History and Prognosis (Robert J Nicholls)Addressing Local and Global Sediment Imbalances: Coastal Sediments as Rare Minerals (Dano Roelvink)Barrier Islands:Complex Responses of Barriers to Sea-Level Rise Emerging from a Model of Alongshore-Coupled Dynamic Profile Evolution (Andrew D Ashton & Jorge Lorenzo-Trueba)Deformation of an Isolated Offshore Sand Bar on Tidal Flat and Mergence with Beach Due to Waves (Toshiro San-Nami, Takaaki Uda, Shiho Miyahara & Masumi Serizawa)Beaches:Modeling Gravel Barrier Resilience During Storms with XBeach-G: The Role of Infiltration (Robert Mccall, Gerhard Masselink, Timothy Poate & Dano Roelvink)Numerical Investigation of Beach Profile Evolution Using a New Sediment Concentration Model (R Rahman, R Jayaratne, A E Tejada-Martinez & P Wang)Beach Changes Triggered by Imbalance of Longshore Sand Transport and Ground Subsidence on South Kujukuri Beach (Takaaki Uda, Ryoji Yoshida & Takahiro Todoroki)Climate and Sea Level:What Do We Do Now? (J William Kamphuis)A New Profile Fitting Approach to Estimating Beach Recession by Sea Level Rise (Wonchul Cho, Jong Sung Yoon, Dong Soo Hur & Jung L Lee)Coastal Bluffs:Evaluating Changes to Arctic Coastal Bluffs Using Repeat Aerial Photography and Structure-From-Motion Elevation Models (Ann E Gibbs, Matt Nolan & Bruce M Richmond)Puget Sound Feeder Bluff Mapping: Compiling and Completing a Sound-Wide Geomorphic Dataset (Andrea Maclennan, Jim Johannessen & Hugh Shipman)Coastal Marsh and Vegetation:Hydrodynamics and Sediment Dynamics in an Ice Covered Tidal Flat (Urs Neumeier & Colette Cheng)Mechanics of Sediment Suspension and Transport Within a Fringing Reef (Andrew W M Pomeroy, Ryan J Lowe, Marco Ghisalberti, Curt D Storlazzi, Michael Cuttler & Graham Symonds)Cohesive and Noncohesive Sediments:In-Situ Measurement of Erosion of Mixed Sand-Mud Sediments (Kevin B Briggs & J Calantoni)Stochastic Model of Fluid Mud Transport Under Wave and Current (Yasuyuki Nakagawa, Kazuo Nadaoka, Hiroshi Yagi, Yasuo Nihei & Hiroshi Uchikawa)Dredged Sediment:Numerical Model Studies to Support the Sustainable Management of Dredge Spoil Deposition in a Complex Nearshore Environment (Simon Weppe, Peter Mccomb & Lincoln Coe)Life Cycle Assessment for Dredged Sediment Placement Strategies (Matthew E Bates, Cate Fox-Lent, Linda Seymour, Ben A Wender & Igor Linkov)Inlet and Navigation Channels:A Tale of Five Harbours: Fluvial vs. Longshore Sediment Sources in Great Lakes Harbours (J Doucette & C Pinilla)Comparing Two Numerical Models in Simulating Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport at a Dual Inlet System, West-Central Florida (Ping Wang, Jun Cheng, Mark H Horwitz & Kelly R Legault)Regional Sediment Management:Engineering with Nature: Nearshore Berm Placements At Fort Myers Beach And Perdido Key, Florida, USA (Katherine E Brutsch‚, Ping Wang, Julie D Rosati & Cheryl E Pollock)Preview Analysis to Sand Bypass System Design in the Port of Sisal, Yucat n (P E Reyes, P Salles, J L¢pez & E Casillas)River Deltas:Freshwater Vegetation Influence on Sediment Spatial Distribution in River Delta During Flood (W Nardin, D A Edmonds & S Fagherazzi)Observation of Sediment Processes of a Flood Event at the River Mouth of Tenryu, Japan with X-Band Radar and In Situ Measurements (Satoshi Takewaka, Takumi Okabe, Shigeru Kato & Shinichi Aoki)Shore Protection:Field Observations of Tidal Flow Separation at a Mega-Scale Beach Nourishment (Max Radermacher, Wilmar Zeelenberg, Matthieu De Schipper & Ad Reniers)Ecologically-Oriented Coastal Engineering: A New Approach for Bird Island Restoration and Avian Conservation at Sundown Island, Matagorada Bay, Texas (Cris Weber, Thomas Dixon, Dave Buzan, Juan Moya & Iliana Pe¤a)Tsunamis:Hindcast of Bathymetry Change in Oarai Port, Japan, Caused by the 2011 Tsunami (Yoshiaki Kuriyama, Yoshiyuki Uno & Kazuhiko Honda)Tsunami Sediment Analysis Based on Luminescence Measurement (Shinji Sato, Kanto Nishiguchi & Yusuke Yamanaka)Barrier Island of Louisiana:Mississippi River Delta Plain Barrier Island Sediment Dynamics and Implications for Managing Coastal Transgressionion (Michael D Miner, Ioannis Y Georgiou, Mark Kulp & Duncan Fitzgerald)Differential Sediment Consolidation Associated with Barrier Beach Restoration: Caminada Headland, South Louisiana (Mark R Byrnes, Chester Hedderman, Michael Hasen, P E, Harry Roberts, Syed Khalil & Steven G Underwood)Constrasting Pacific Coastal Behaviour with Enso:Constrasting Pacific Coastal Behaviour with Enso Modeling Interannual to Multi-Decadal Shoreline Rotations of Headland-Bounded Littoral Cells (Dylan Anderson & Peter Ruggiero)Wave Climate Change Associated with Enso Modoki and Tropical Expansion in Southeast Australia and Implications for Coastal Stability (Thomas R Mortlock & Ian D Goodwin)Long Term Coastal Evolution:Predicting Centuries of Morphodynamics in San Pablo Bay, California: Hindcast and Forecast Including Sea Level Rise (Mick van der Wegen, Bruce E Jaffe & Dano Roelvink)Modelling Long-Term Morphodynamics in Practice: Uncertainties and Compromises (J J Williams, T Conduch‚ & L S Esteves)North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study and Post Supper Storm Sandy Work:Modeling the Effects of Hard Structures on Dune Erosion and Overwash ? A Case Study of the Impact of Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey Coast (C M Nederhoff, Q J Lodder, M Boers, J P Den Bieman & J K Miller)Conceptual Regional Sediment Budget for the US North Atlantic Coast (Julie Dean Rosati, Ashley E Frey, Alison S Grzegorzewski, Coraggio Maglio, Andrew Morang & Robert C Thomas)Predicting Decadal Coastal Geomorphic Evolution:Decadal Scale Shoreline Change Arises from Large-Scale Interactions, While Small-Scale Changes are Forgotten: Observational Evidence (A B Murray, E D Lazarus, L J Moore, J Lightfoot, A D Ashton, D E Mcnamara & K Ells)Equilibrium-Based Foreshore Beach Profile Change Model for Long-Term Data (Masayuki Banno, Yoshiaki Kuriyama & Noriaki Hashimoto)Relevant Science for Changing Coastline a Tribute to Gary Griggs:Quantifying the Geomorphic Resiliency of Barrier Island Beaches (Cheryl J Hapke, Owen T Brenner & Rachel E Henderson)Sedimentology of Intertidal Sediment Deposits After Dam Removal on a Coastal River (Ian M Miller, Andrea Ogston & Julia Dolan)Sea Level Rise and Super Storm in a Warming World:Multi-Annual Sand and Gravel Beach Response to Storms in the Southwest of England (Tim Scott, Gerd Masselink, Tim O'hare, Mark Davidson & Paul Russell)Regional Variability in Atlantic Storm Response Along the Southwest Coast of England (Gerd Masselink, Tim Scott, Daniel Conley, Mark Davidson & Paul Russell)and other papers Readership: Graduate students and research in coastal engineering. Key Features:Most up-to-date information and knowledgeBroad world-wide attendanceIn depth technical focus. These proceedings have and should continue to serve as widely used reference booksKeywords:Coastal Engineering;Coastal Geology;Coastal Processes;Shore Protection;Sediment Transport;Beach Processes;Coastal Morphology

The Proceedings Of The Coastal Sediments 2011

Author : Julie D Rosati
ISBN : 9789814458528
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This proceedings contains nearly 200 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the seventh international Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 2–6, 2011, in Miami, Florida, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge among researchers in the fields of coastal engineering, geology, oceanography, and related disciplines, with a theme of bringing together theory and practice. Focusing on the physical aspects of sediment processes in various coastal environments, this three-volume conference proceedings provides findings from the latest research and newest engineering applications. Session topics cover a wide range including barrier-island morphodynamics and evolution, beach nourishment and shore protection, coastal dunes, cohesive sediment transport, field and laboratory measurements of sediment transport processes and numerical modeling, gravel transport, large-scale and long-term coastal changes, LiDAR and remote sensing, longshore and cross-shore sediment transport, marsh and wetlands, regional sediment management, river deltas, sea-level changes, shelf and sand bodies, shoreline changes, tidal inlets and navigation channels. A special session on recent research findings at the Northern Gulf of Mexico is also included. Foreword Foreword (51k) Sample Chapter(s) Chapter 1: Coastal Engineering – Theory and Practice (122k) Contents: Prediction of Topography of Stable Beach Produced by Gravel Nourishment at Jinkoji Coast and Further Nourishment Using Medium Sand (Y Noshi et al.)Beach Nourishment with a High Percentage of Fine Sediments: A Modeling Study of the Tijuana Fate and Transport Project, California (J Lescinski et al.)Repetitive Breaching on Cedar Island, Virginia, USA: History, Geomorphology, and Deposits (J T Hanley & R A McBride)Large-Scale, Complex-Shaped Coastline Responses to Different Forms of Local Shoreline Stabilization and Climate Change (K Ells et al.)Barrier Island Responses to Potential Future Rates of Sea-Level Rise (A W Niedoroda et al.)A Field Test of the Theoretical Evolution of a Mixed-Energy Barrier Coast to a Regime of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise (M S Fenster et al.)The Mystery of Historical Channel Shoaling at Houston-Galveston Navigation Channel, TX (J D Rosati et al.)A Port Site-Selection Study Governed by Sediment Transport Characteristics in the Persian Gulf (B Banijamali & S Sorourian)Nearshore Disposal of Fine-Grained Sediment in a High-Energy Environment: Santa Cruz Harbor Case Study (K Cronin et al.)Monitoring a Dredged Material Disposal Site on the Continental Shelf Using the Dynamic Penetrometer Nimrod (B Flaim et al.)Characterizing the Impact of Significant Dune Erosion along the Sefton Coast, NW England (L S Esteves & J J Williams)Interannual to Decadal Foredune Evolution (P Ruggiero et al.)Role of Suction Dynamics Effects in Intertidal Sandbar Morphodynamics (S Sassa & Y Watabe)Sand Bar Response to Different Wave Energy and Beach Environments in Two Florida Counties (L Absalonsen & R G Dean)Mechanism of Recent and Rapid Beach Erosion on the Yokosuka Coast, Japan (N X Tinh et al.)Quantification of Shoreline Morphology and Isolation of a Longshore Sediment Wave on a Sand Limited Shoreline in Cameron Parish, LA (M Campbell et al.)Modern-Ancient Analogues of Sand Bodies: A Tool for Sand Source Exploration (G A Zarillo)An Analysis of Morphological Parameters for Shoals of the Mid-Atlantic Bight, USA (R Narin et al.)Barrier Island Habitat Creation at Decadal Scales (T W Kana et al.)Model for Predicting Formation of Bar Barrier in Flat Shallow Sea (T Uda & M Serizawa)Process-Based Model Predictions of Hurricane Induced Morphodynamic Change on Low-Lying Barrier Islands (N G Plant et al.)Profile Change and Post-Storm Recovery of Delaware Beaches Resulting from Three Consecutive Storms in 2009 (T M Roberts & P Wang)Measurements and Analysis of Near Bed Sediment Processes by Waves in Rippled Bed and Plane Bed Regime (A Ahmari & H Oumeraci)Physical Modelling of Morphological Chang and Energy Dissipation on Gravel Beaches (A Atladóttir et al.)A Numerical Investigation on Hyperpycnal Flow (J-L Chen et al.)and other papers Readership: Graduate students and research in coastal engineering.Keywords:Key Features: Most up-to-date information and knowledge Broad worldwide attendance In depth technical focus

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