A SHORELINE EVOLUTION MODEL BASED ON EQUILIBRIUM FORMULATIONS
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Cardona, C. J., Sanchez, J. M., Rodriguez, M. G., & Santamaria, R. M. (2020). A SHORELINE EVOLUTION MODEL BASED ON EQUILIBRIUM FORMULATIONS . Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), sediment.19. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.sediment.19

Abstract

Traditionally, the shoreline hindcast under the influence of changing marine conditions has been considered by means of existing robust shoreline evolution models, such as one-line, multi-line, combined or 3D models. All of them require long data series, many calibration parameters and are computationally intensive. This study presents a new shoreline evolution model considering the integration of cross-shore, planform and rotation equilibrium-based models, applicable over time-scales spanning days, months or several years. The new model successfully reaches the general erosion-accretion trend at a qualitative and quantitative level. As the main conclusion, this is a simple equilibrium-based shoreline evolution model that requires few calibration parameters and is computationally efficient and versatile.

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https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.sediment.19
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