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Hwang, S., Lynett, P. J., & Son, S. (2023). NEARSHORE SCALAR TRANSPORT MODEL WITH VIRTUAL REALITY ENVIRONMENT. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (37), management.138.


The importance of public awareness in disaster preparation has been emphasized in recent studies (Burningham et al., 2008; Sermet and Demir, 2019). Advances in virtual reality (VR) technology and graphical processor units (GPU) enables simulation of real-world physics and simultaneous visualization within affordable costs. Owing to VR’s high immersiveness, it has been utilized in various fields such as medical sciences, fire dynamics and even disaster experience on the purpose of education and training (Cha et al., 2012; Pottle, 2019). VR-based numerical simulation with various scenarios can provide real-time training on water-related disasters (e.g., storm surge, tsunami, and flood) and invisible risks such as pollutants while ensuring human safety. This study aims to develop a scalar transport model governed by shallow flows using a VR environment.


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