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Henriquez, M. (author), Meirelles, S. (author), Horner-Devine, A.R. (author), Souza, A.J. (author), Pietrzak, J.D. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The South-Holland coast of the Netherlands undergoes the influence of the Rhine river plume released from the Rotterdam waterways. An experiment, STRAINS, was conducted to study the impact of the fresh water on the nearshore hydrodynamics and sand transport. As part of the experiment, an instrumented bottom frame measured the near-bed...
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Bosboom, J. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
Although it is generally acknowledged that the practical predictability at smaller scales may be limited, output of high-resolution morphodynamic area models is mostly presented at the resolution of the computational grid. The so- presented fields typically are realistic looking, but not necessarily of similar quality at all spatial scales....
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Esteban, M. (author), Mikami, T. (author), Shibayama, T. (author), Takagi, H. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
Increases in typhoon intensity and sea level rise could pose significant challenges to coastal defences around Tokyo Bay. In order to analyse the extent of future problems the authors determined the increase storm surge that could result from an increase in typhoon intensity and sea level rise to this area around the turn of the 21st century....
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Hai, T.L. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
Many dike failures have been ignited by damage due to erosion on the landward slopes. This paper investigates how grass covered slopes perform when being attacked by overtopping flow during storm surges. Based on observations during a number of simulator tests, damage is classified into three types 'head-cut', 'roll-up' and 'collapse' depending...
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Reyns, J. (author), Dastgheib, A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Walstra, D.J.R. (author), Roelvink, J.A. (author)
A hampering factor in the application of morphodynamic models is the potential excessive time needed to complete a simulation. One way to upscale a model run is the use of a morphological factor, or MORFAC. In this paper, we investigate the upper limit to the value of the MORFAC as a function of model geometry and timestep for a schematized case...
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Dusseljee, D.W. (author), Klopman, G. (author), Van Vledder, G.P. (author), Riezebos, H.J. (author)
This study presents an intercomparison of a SWAN and SWASH wave model and 3D laboratory experiments for an existing navigation channel towards a harbor. Results show that the spectral refraction model SWAN underestimates the wave conditions in the channel and at the lee side of the channel especially - for longer waves travelling under a small...
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Van de Sande, S.A.H. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Verheij, H.J. (author)
Granular filters are used for protection against scour and erosion of base material. For a proper functioning it is necessary that at the interfaces between the filter structure, the subsoil and the water flowing above the filter structure no material will be transported. Different types of granular filters can be distinguished, this paper...
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Zeeuw, R.C. (author), Rutten, J. (author), Ruessink, B.G. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Van Gelder-Maas, C. (author)
Large (mega-scale) nourishments have been proposed as a promising alternative for traditional beach and shoreface nourishments, especially for locations with large structural erosion and sufficient sediment to dredge. This paper examines the initial bathymetric evolution of the Sand Engine, a mega-nourishment of 17 million m3 protruding almost 1...
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Chen, X. (author), Hofland, B. (author), Altomare, C. (author), Uijttewaal, J.S.W. (author)
In this paper the impact process and mechanism of overtopping flow on a vertical wall on a dike crest are investigated by means of a series of physical model tests. A double-peaked force was recognized in a time series of an overtoping flow. Four stages were summarized for the whole overtopping flow impact process. An empirical relationship...
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Bodde, W.P. (author), Pomeroy, A.W.M. (author), Van Dongeren, A.R. (author), Lowe, R. (author), van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author)
Coral reefs are highly valuable ecosystems, which are under an increasing number of environmental pressures. Sedimentation and sediment transport patterns are among key physical drivers of coral reefs, so it is important to improve our understanding of these poorly studied dynamics on reefs. To this purpose, flume experiments were performed on a...
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Van den Bos, J. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Zijlema, M. (author), Mellink, B. (author)
A more detailed understanding of porous flow inside a rubble-mound structure may have potential benefits in breakwater design. Numerical models are expected to be a useful additional research tool in this field, provided that their calculation results can be validated against measurements. This paper presents the results of a systematic effort...
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Tusinski, A. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
The objective of this research is to obtain generic relations between attenuated wave heights and various vegetation and topographical scenarios. Subsequently, it is aimed to find out what is the actual cost profit of a dike construction behind a mangrove zone comparing to the case when mangroves are absent. The graphs and formulas developed in...
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
In this paper it is aimed to quantify bulk (surf-zone integrated) alongshore sediment transport using morphological data collected along the Dutch coast. The collected morphological data covers a domain of 18 km alongshore including the beach, the foreshore and the intertidal zone in the cross shore. The measurement domain contains the 20...
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Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
In this study an overview of existing and planned storm surge barriers in the world is provided. A systematic analysis relates functional requirements (e.g. navigation and tidal exchange) to the main barrier characteristics (e.g. gate type, dimensions). Furthermore, as the costs of barriers are an important issue in the planning, available cost...
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Suzuki, T. (author), Altomare, C. (author), Verwaest, T. (author), Trouw, K. (author), Zijlema, M. (author)
In this paper, a numerical wave-flow model SWASH, based on non-linear shallow water equation with non- hydrostatic pressure, is applied to the estimation of wave overtopping over a dike in shallow foreshores. First sensitivity analysis is conducted to see the influence of wave generation, grid size, time window and bottom friction by one...
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Scheel, F. (author), De Boer, W.P. (author), Brinkman, R. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author)
A variety of uncertainty sources are inherent in process-based morphodynamic modelling applications. There is an increasing demand for the quantification of these uncertainties. This contribution introduces a probabilistic-morphodynamic (PM) modelling framework that enables this quantification. The PM modelling framework provides a systematic...
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Van Ledden, M. (author), Van den Berg, N.J.F. (author), De Jong, M.S. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Den Heijer, C. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Roos, P.C. (author), Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (author), Lansen, A.J. (author)
This paper explores an alternative method to determine extreme surge levels at the Dutch Coast. For this exploration, specific focus is on the extreme water level at Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands. The alternative method has been based on a joint probability model of the storm characteristics at the North Sea. The intent of this method is to...
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Jonkman, S.N. (author), Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author), Stoeten, K.J. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Lendering, K.T. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Willems, A. (author)
The Houston - Galveston area is at significant risk from hurricane induced storm surges. This paper summarizes ongoing studies on flood risk reduction for the region. Firstly, based on a simplified probabilistic hurricane surge model , the return periods of surges within the bay have been estimated. This model framework can be used to assess the...
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Van Geer, P.F.C. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Boers, M. (author), Den Bieman, J.P. (author), McCall, R.T. (author)
This paper presents adaptations to the XBeach model aimed at including the relevant processes for the generation of scour holes at the toe of a revetment. Dutch assessment rules for the safety of sea defenses need to be adjusted to cope with a combination of sandy dunes and hard elements. To that end, the XBeach model is prepared to be...
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Zijlema, M. (author)
This paper presents the application of the open source non-hydrostatic wave-flow model SWASH to propagation of irregular waves in a barred surf zone, and the model results are discussed by comparing against an extensive laboratory data set. This study focus not only on wave transformation in the surf zone, but also on the numerical prediction of...
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