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Chavarrias Borras, V. (author), Stecca, G. (author), Blom, A. (author)
In this paper we analyze the Hirano active layer model used in mixed sediment river morphodynamics concerning its ill-posedness. Ill-posedness causes the solution to be unstable to short-wave perturbations. This implies that the solution presents spurious oscillations, the amplitude of which depends on the domain discretization. Ill-posedness...
journal article 2018
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Xie, Dongfeng (author), Pan, Cunhong (author), Gao, Shu (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
The importance of seasonal variations in river discharge on the morphological development of estuaries has been recognized in recent years, yet in situ observations about such variations are rare. Here we report a long-term dataset of bathymetry in the middle reach of the Qiantang Estuary, China, characterized by the presence of a large inner...
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Tonnon, Pieter Koen (author), Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Stam, G. N. (author), van Rijn, L. C. (author)
Mega-nourishments, aiming at providing long-term coastal safety, nature qualities and recreational space, have been applied recently at the Holland coast and are considered at various other places in the world. Methods to quickly evaluate the potential and lifetime of these coastal mega nourishments are therefore very much desired, which is...
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Luan, Hualong (author), Ding, P (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Yang, S.L. (author), Lu, Jin You (author)
Morphodynamics of world's river deltas are increasingly affected by human activities, which are of great ecological, economic and social implications. However, impacts of human interventions in deltaic regions are insufficiently
understood, especially superimposed upon diminishing sediment supplies. This study uses the heavily interfered...
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Chavarrias Borras, V. (author), Blom, A. (author), Orru, C. (author), Martín-Vide, Juan Pedro (author), Viparelli, Enrica (author)
Laboratory experiments were conducted on a sand-gravel Gilbert delta to gain insight on its dynamics under varying base level. Base level rise results in intensified aggradation over the topset, as well as a decrease in topset slope and topset surface coarsening, the signals of which migrate in an upstream direction. Preferential deposition...
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Cohn, Nicholas (author), Ruggiero, Peter (author), de Vries, S. (author), Kaminsky, George M. (author)
Coastal foredune growth is typically associated with aeolian sediment transport processes, while foredune erosion is associated with destructive marine processes. New data sets collected at a high energy, dissipative beach suggest that total water levels in the collision regime can cause dunes to accrete-requiring a paradigm shift away from...
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Singh, Umesh (author), Crosato, A. (author), Giri, Sanjay (author), Hicks, Murray (author)
The effects of sediment heterogeneity and sediment mobility on the morphology of braided rivers are still poorly studied, especially when the partial sediment mobility occurs. Nevertheless, increasing the bed sediment heterogeneity by coarse sediment supply is becoming a common practice in river restoration projects and habitat improvement...
journal article 2017
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Li, W. (author), Su, Zhenghua (author), van Maren, D.S. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), de Vriend, H.J. (author)
The downstream peak discharge increase during hyperconcentrated floods in the Yellow River has been attributed to bed erosion, roughness reduction and floodplain effects. While great improvements have been made on the nderstandings of the roles of bed erosion and roughness reduction, the effects of floodplain remain poorly understood. Here, as a...
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van Denderen, R. Pepijn (author), Schielen, Ralph M.J. (author), Blom, A. (author), Hulscher, Suzanne J.M.H. (author), Kleinhans, Maarten G. (author)
Side channel construction is a common intervention applied to increase a river's conveyance capacity and to increase its ecological value. Past modelling efforts suggest two mechanisms affecting the morphodynamic change of a side channel: (1) a difference in channel slope between the side channel and the main channel and (2) bend flow just...
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Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Hoonhout, B.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, D. (author)
This study presents some recent developments in coastal morphological modeling focusing on flexible meshes, flexible coupling between models operating at different time scales, and a recently developed morphodynamic model for the intertidal and dry beach. This integrated modeling approach is applied to the Sand Engine mega nourishment in The...
conference paper 2017
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Gatto, V.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Net sediment transport in tidal basins is a subtle imbalance between large fluxes produced by the flood/ebb alternation. The imbalance arises from several mechanisms of suspended transport. Lag effects and tidal asymmetries are regarded as dominant, but defined in different frames of reference (Lagrangian and Eulerian, respectively). A...
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Verschelling, Eelco (author), van der Deijl, Eveline (author), van der Perk, Marcel (author), Sloff, C.J. (author), Middelkoop, Hans (author)
Sediment deposition is one of the key mechanisms to counteract the impact of sea level rise in tidal freshwater wetlands (TFWs). However, information about sediment deposition rates in TFWs is limited, especially for those located in the transition zone between the fluvially dominated and tidally dominated sections of a river delta where...
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Roelvink, D. (author)
Expanding knowledge concerning the close entanglement between subtidal and subaerial processes in coastal environments initiated the development of the open-source Windsurf modeling framework that enables us to simulate
multi-fraction sediment transport due to subtidal and subaerial processes simultaneously. The Windsurf framework couples...
conference paper 2017
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Cohn, Nicholas (author), Ruggiero, P (author), de Vries, S. (author), García-Medina, Gabriel (author)
Seasonal variability in wave conditions drive corresponding cycles of erosion and accretion along sandy beaches. Despite the fact that these oscillations are well documented at numerous sites throughout the world, the physical processes driving beach recovery remain poorly understood. Using field data from a low sloping, dissipative beach in the...
conference paper 2017
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de Vries, S. (author), Verheijen, A.H. (author), Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Cohn, Nicholas (author), Ruggiero, P (author)
This paper shows the first results of measured spatial variability of beach erosion due to aeolian processes during the recently conducted SEDEX2 field experiment at Long Beach, Washington, U.S.A.. Beach erosion and sedimentation were derived using series of detailed terrestrial LIDAR measurements of beach morphology during three low tide...
conference paper 2017
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Kroon, J. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), den Heijer, C. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
In the present time of sea-level rise and climate change a global shift has occurred toward sandy coastal protection measures and Building with Nature. These type of protection measures impose extra uncertainty on the instantaneous state of the coastal system over time for which present deterministic forecasting techniques are not capable of...
conference paper 2017
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de Schipper, M.A. (author), Darnall, John (author), de Vries, S. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
Five years of beach topography data were examined to map the spatio-temporal patterns in beach scarp existence. Data of the Sand Engine were used, a mega scale nourishment implemented in 2011 at the Dutch coast. Topographic data were automatically and manually analyzed to recognize scarps in the dataset. Moments of destruction and persistence of...
conference paper 2017
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Vargas Luna, A. (author)
There is rising awareness of the need to include the effects of vegetation in studies dealing with the morphological response of rivers. Vegetation growth on river banks and floodplains alters the river bed topography, reduces the bank erosion rates and enhances the development of new floodplains through river bank accretion. The role of...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Mosselman, E. (author), Le, T.B. (author)
Recent years have seen a marked increase in the availability of morphodynamic models and a proliferation of new morphodynamic codes. As a consequence, morphodynamic models are increasingly developed, used and evaluated by non-experts, possibly leading to mistakes. This paper draws attention to five types of common mistakes. First, new...
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Stecca, G. (author), Siviglia, Annunziato (author), Blom, A. (author)
We present an accurate numerical approximation to the Saint-Venant-Hirano model for mixed-sediment morphodynamics in one space dimension. Our solution procedure originates from the fully-unsteady matrix-vector formulation developed in [54]. The principal part of the problem is solved by an explicit Finite Volume upwind method of the path...
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