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Long-Term Morphodynamics of Alluvial Rivers and Coasts

  • H. de Vriend
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 409)

Abstract

The morphology of rivers, estuaries and coasts is the result of a randomly forced multi-scale nonlinear process. Its prediction at spatial and temporal scales which are much larger than those of the underlying water and sediment motion is rather non-trivial. The paper discusses a strategy to develop a predictive model system which can handle the variety of scales.

Keywords

Surf Zone Tidal Inlet Sand Mining Free Behaviour Morphodynamic Modelling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. de Vriend
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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