WAVE-INDUCED MEAN CURRENTS IN AQUATIC CANOPIES

  • Arnold van Rooijen
  • Ryan Lowe
  • Dirk Rijnsdorp

Abstract

Many shorelines around the world are fronted by canopies formed by aquatic vegetation (e.g. seagrass, kelp or mangroves). To date, much progress has been made in understanding how waves propagating towards the coast are affected by these canopies, with a particular focus on wave attenuation (e.g. Dalrymple et al., 1984). As a result, many numerical models currently include formulations to account for the effect of coastal canopies on wave propagation (e.g. van Rooijen et al., 2016).

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Published
2018-12-30
How to Cite
van Rooijen, A., Lowe, R., & Rijnsdorp, D. (2018). WAVE-INDUCED MEAN CURRENTS IN AQUATIC CANOPIES. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), currents.35. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36.currents.35