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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Aarninkhof, S. (author)
The Netherlands’ strategy to combat coastal erosion since 1990 has been through nourishment, initially as beach nourishments but more and more as shoreface nourishments. In the light of sea level rise projections the yearly nourishment magnitudes continue to increase. In view of this an innovative soft engineering intervention, comprising an...
conference paper 2013
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The present paper examines the generation and inter-annual evolution of alongshore variability in topography measured after the implementation of a sand nourishment. The magnitude of the topographic variability is quantified using 3.5 years of monthly survey data. The emergence and temporal change in alongshore morphological variability is...
conference paper 2013
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Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author), Walstra, D.J.R. (author), Roelvink, J.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Understanding of the behaviour of coastline perturbations at soft-coastlines is essential for modelling coastal evolution at decadal time scales. Many coastline models do, for example, implicitly assume dominant diffusive behaviour of coastline features. The validity of this assumption is investigated for the Dutch coast on the basis of data on...
conference paper 2013
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author), Aarninkhof, S. (author), Van Gelder-Maas, C. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Henriquez, M. (author), Marx, S. (author)
The Netherlands’ strategy to combat coastal erosion since 1990 has been through nourishment, initially as beach nourishments but more and more as shoreface nourishments. In the light of sea level rise projections the yearly nourishment magnitudes continue to increase. In view of this an innovative soft engineering intervention, comprising an...
conference paper 2013
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Mil Homens, J.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Longshore sediment transport (LST) is one of the main drivers of beach morphology. Bulk LST formulas are routinely used in coastal management/engineering studies to assess LST rates and gradients. However, there is still great uncertainty in LST estimation with these bulk formulas. This uncertainty may have two sources: 1) experimental errors in...
conference paper 2013
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Typically a beach is out of equilibrium after a nourishment is installed. To observe how a nourished beach behaves on the timescale of storms a monitoring campaign was set up at Vlugtenburg beach after a nourishment in the spring of 2009. Here we show a sediment budget analysis of the first 2.5 years for a coastal domain spanning 1750 m...
conference paper 2012
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De Vries, S. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Van Rijn, L. (author), Ranasinghe, R. (author)
In this paper a new conceptual model for aeolian sediment transport rates is presented. Traditional sediment transport formulations have known limitations when applied to coastal beach situations. A linear model for sediment transport rates with respect to wind speed is proposed and supported by both data and numerical model simulations. The...
conference paper 2012
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Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Holman, R. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Lippmann, T. (author), Wehof, J. (author), Duong, T.M. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Time scales of post-storm nearshore morphological recovery and physical processes governing these time scales are poorly understood at present. The ability to predict nearshore morphological recovery time scales based on pre-, during- or post-resetting storm conditions is an essential requirement for building and validating scale aggregated...
conference paper 2012
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Mil-Homens, J.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Longshore sediment transport (LST) is one of the main drivers of beach morphology. Bulk LST formulas are routinely used in coastal management/engineering studies to assess LST rates and gradients. Over 50 years of research has resulted in several bulk LST formulas that have been tested with varying levels of rigor. In this study, the predictive...
conference paper 2012
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Geldenhuys, M.A. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Mather, A.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
Recent research done the IPCC (2007) working groups and other organizations has sparked global concern over the possible impacts of climate change and corresponding sea level rise (SLR) upon coastal communities. In reaction studies were done (for example by Nicholls et al., 2008) to assess the vulnerability of coastal regions and get an...
conference paper 2012
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The coastal system consists of a sub-aqueous and a sub-aerial zone which can be separated by a border. At this border sediment exchange takes place from one zone to the other. This paper hypothesizes that conditions and therefore sediment exchange at this border are dependent on active profile characteristics. To analyze morphological...
conference paper 2011
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Ranasinghe, R. (author), Callaghan, D. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Accelerated sea level rise (SLR) in the twenty-first century will result in unprecedented coastal recession, threatening billions of dollars worth of coastal developments and infrastructure. Therefore, we cannot continue to dep nd on the highly uncertain coastal recession estimates obtained via the simple, deterministic method (Bruun rule) that...
journal article 2011
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Nearshore rhythmicity is often initiated in the period just after a storm where the subtidal bar is turned alongshore uniform. The initiation time as well as the length scales of the created rhythmicity varies from one storm period to another. Here we show that the post-storm wave conditions are related to the initiation of the morphological...
conference paper 2010
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Narayan, S. (author), Suzuki, T. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Ursem, W.N.J. (author), Ranasinghe, R. (author)
A study of the effectiveness of mangroves in attenuating cyclone- induced waves was done using the SWAN 40.81 numerical model. Hydraulic parameters during extreme events and local mangrove vegetation parameters were estimated for the Kanika Sands mangrove island near the upcoming Dhamra Port in Orissa, India. Simplified generic analyses were...
conference paper 2010
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), Ji, L. (author), Brouwer, R.L. (author), Van de Kreeke, J. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author)
The well-known empirical relationship between the equilibrium cross-sectional area of tidal inlet entrances (A) and the tidal prism (P), first developed by O’Brien (1931), has been extensively reviewed. Our theoretical investigations indicate that a unique A-P relationship should only be expected for clusters of inlets that are phenomenological...
conference paper 2010
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The coastal system consists of a sub-aqueous and a sub-aerial zone which can be separated by a border. At this border sediment exchange takes place from one zone to the other. This paper hypothesizes that conditions and therefore sediment exchange at this border are dependent on active profile characteristics. To analyze morphological...
conference paper 2010
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Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Swinkels, C. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Bosboom, J. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Walstra, D.J.R. (author)
The Morphological Acceleration Factor (MORFAC) approach for morphodynamic upscaling enables the simulation of long term coastal evolution. However the general validity of the MORFAC concept for coastal applications has not yet been comprehensively investigated. Furthermore, a robust and objective method for the a priori determination of the...
conference paper 2010
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Ranasinghe, R. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
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