PROCESS-BASED MODELING OF COASTAL DUNE DEVELOPMENT
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Keywords

aeolian transport
dunes
nourishments
coastal morphology

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PROCESS-BASED MODELING OF COASTAL DUNE DEVELOPMENT. (2012). Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(33), sediment.33. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v33.sediment.33

Abstract

In this paper, the aeolian transport model DUNE (Sauermann et al., 2001, Kroy et al., 2002) that describes important features and dynamics of typical desert dunes, is extended such that it can be applied in sandy coastal areas. Initial tests explore the limitations of the model in coastal areas after which adaptations are proposed and implemented. The final model version is applied to a coastal profile near Vlugtenburg (Dutch Holland coast).
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