Bed-level motions and sheet-flow processes in the swash zone

Joep van der Zanden, José M. Alsina, Iván Cáceres, Jan S. Ribberink

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Abstract

The swash-zone is a highly dynamic area with large sediment fluxes within a shallow, transient water layer. Connecting the surf zone to the beach, the swash is a relevant area for coastal morphology. Obtaining high-quality measurements in the swash has been proven challenging. Therefore, the complex physical processes driving sediment transport in the swash are poorly understood. We present results of recent large-scale wave-flume experiments, focusing on sheet-flow sediment transport in the swash zone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages32-32
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventNCK-Days 2015 - Strandpaviljoen Struin, Camperduin, Netherlands
Duration: 18 Mar 201520 Mar 2015

Conference

ConferenceNCK-Days 2015
CountryNetherlands
CityCamperduin
Period18/03/1520/03/15

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