Morphodynamic modelling for a tidal inlet in the Wadden Sea

Z.B. Wang, T. Louters, Huib J. de Vriend

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    Abstract

    A dynamic model for morphological development in a tidal inlet, ¿Het Friesche Zeegat¿, in the Wadden Sea along the northern coast of the Netherlands, is set up to obtain a better understanding of the behaviour of the morphological system around tidal inlets. The model is based on , a program package for morphological changes, developed at Delft Hydraulics. Computations of the flow, the sediment transport, the initial bed level change rate as well as long-term morphological development have been carried out. The model has proven to be a useful research tool, even though it does not yet reproduce reality in detail.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)289-300
    Number of pages12
    JournalMarine geology
    Volume126
    Issue number126
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

    Keywords

    • METIS-124101
    • IR-20515

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