Erosion of gravel beaches and barriers

Erosion of gravel beaches and barriers.
van Rijn, L.C.and Sutherland, J.
In: Proceedings Coastal Sediments 2011. World Scientific Publishing Co., Inc., Miami, USA, 2019. (2011)

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Abstract:The erosional behaviour of gravel type beaches and barriers has been studied using a parametric and a process-based model. Both models have been applied to large-scale laboratory experiments and to a field case at Pevensey Bay, UK. Both models show suprisingly good agreement for realistic wave conditions. The process-based model has been used to compose a graph of gravel beach erosion as a function of storm surge level and gravel size.
Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Coasts > Coastal erosion and flooding
Coasts > Beach management
Coasts > General
ID Code:519
Deposited On:14 Dec 2011 09:27
Last Modified:14 Aug 2014 10:28

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