Sea Level Rise and Estuarine Processes

by C. Y. Kuo, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA,
J. A. Yannaccone, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA,
A. Y. Kuo, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract:

The impacts of the projected sea level rise due to the greenhouse effect on the tidal hydraulics and the longitudinal and vertical distribution of the suspended sediment and salinity in estuaries have been studied with a two-dimensional, laterally averaged, time-dependent, finite difference model.



Subject Headings: Hydrologic models | Water resources | Hydraulic models | Numerical models | Sediment transport | Mathematics | Mathematical models | Suspended sediment

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