Modelling Changes in Coastal Morphology

by B. A. O'Connor, Univ of Liverpool, United Kingdom,
J. Nicholson, Univ of Liverpool, United Kingdom,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling


A description is given of a newly-developed coastal sediment transport model. Features of the model are the inclusion of cross-shore transport and non-potential suspended load, the latter rendering the model suitable for problems involving a partly mobile bed or fine sediment. Also described are the results of a verification test based on a field situation.

Subject Headings: Coastal environment | Suspended loads | Load tests | Sediment transport | Hydrologic models | Shores | Bed loads | Sediment loads

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