A PROBABILISTIC MODEL OF REGIONAL-SCALE RESPONSE TO EXTREME STORM EVENTS
AbstractPredicting beach erosion caused by extreme storms remains a key focus of the coastal engineering community, having important implications for both emergency and long-term coastal management and planning. In June 2016, an extra-tropical cyclone impacted the east coast of Australia, resulting in the largest erosion event recorded in this region for several decades. High-resolution data collected during this event included immediate pre and post-storm airborne LIDAR measurements of the subaerial beach along 400 km of coastline, as well as detailed modeling of inshore wave conditions. This unprecedented data set presents a unique opportunity to explore key drivers of the observed local and regional variability in the response of beaches to extreme storm events.
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Beuzen, T., Splinter, K. D., Turner, I. L., Harley, M. D., Marshall, L. A., Palmsten, M. L., Stockdon, H. F., & Plant, N. G. (2018). A PROBABILISTIC MODEL OF REGIONAL-SCALE RESPONSE TO EXTREME STORM EVENTS. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), risk.46. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36.risk.46
Coastal Management, Environment, and Risk
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