Nearshore dynamics and coastal processes

theory, measurement, and predictive models
  • 522 Pages
  • 4.32 MB
  • English

University of Tokyo Press , [Tokyo]
Coast cha
Statementedited by Kiyoshi Horikawa.
ContributionsHorikawa, Kiyoshi.
LC ClassificationsGB451.2 .K3413 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 522 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2109369M
ISBN 104130681389, 0860084183
LC Control Number88161919

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Horikawa, “Nearshore Dynamics and Coastal Processes: Theory, Management, and Predictive Models”, Tokyo, Japan: University of Tokyo Press, p, Innovative tools and technologies may help to better understand coastal processes in terms of hydrodynamics, sediment transport, bed morphology, and their interaction with coastal structures.

This book collects several contributions focusing on nearshore dynamics, and span among several time and spatial scales using both physical and numerical approaches. Synopsis. Sandy beach and nearshore zones extend from the limits of wave action on the beach backshore offshore to the limit of the movement of sand on the bed by waves.

These are the most dynamic of coastal systems and there is a continuous exchange of sediment between the two, driven by alternations between storm and fairweather : Robin Davidson-Arnott. The book is organized in four parts: (1) an overview of coastal engineering, using case studies to illustrate problems; (2) hydrodynamics of the coastal zone, reviewing storm surges, water waves, and low frequency motions within the nearshore and surf zone; (3) coastal responses including equilibrium beach profiles and sediment transport; (4) applications such as erosion mitigation, beach nourishment, coastal.

The book is organized in four parts: (1) an overview of coastal engineering, using case studies to illustrate problems; (2) hydrodynamics of the coastal zone. Although coastal environments are collectively characterized by change, the beach and nearshore zone is one of the most dynamic of these environments.

The changes to which beaches are subjected may be seasonal or longer in duration; they may be as short as a single tidal cycle or even occur from one crashing wave to the next.

This book covers water waves, surf zone hydrodynamics, tides in oceans and estuaries, storm surges, estuarine mixing, basic sediment transport, coastal morphodynamics and coastal groundwater dynamics.

It is an introductory treatment, suitable for a first course in coastal and estuarine processes for earth scientists or engineers. This book provides us with important concepts in coastal engineering, their applications to coastal processes and disaster prevention works.

It is designed for graduate students pursuing advanced studies in coastal processes and for engineers and managers of coastal zone management. Coastal Ocean Observing Systems provides state-of-the-art scientific and technological knowledge in coastal ocean observing systems, along with guidance on establishing, restructuring, and improving similar systems.

The book is intended to help oceanographers understand, identify, and recognize how oceanographic research feeds into the various designs of ocean observing systems.

Improving predictions of nearshore wave dynamics and coastal impacts using Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic models Creator.

Lowe, Ryan J. Buckley, Mark L. Altomare, Corrado Rijnsdorp, Dirk P. Suzuki, Tomohiro Bricker, Jeremy Published. Physical Description.

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Conference presentation/ ephemera School External person Academic Centre Unknown Keywords. The coastal zone is that part of the land surface influenced by marine processes. It extends from the landward limit of tides, waves, and wind blown coastal dunes, and seaward to the point at.

Coastal zone: is defined as the transition zone where the land meets water, the region that is directly influenced by marine hydrodynamic processes. • The coastal zone extends offshore to the continental shelf break and onshore to the first major change in topography above the reach of major storm waves.

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• The CZ is divided into four subzones. In this study, field surveys along the coasts of Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, were first conducted to investigate the coastal damage due to storm surges and storm-induced waves caused by the Typhoons Jebi and Trami.

Special focus was placed on the characteristic behavior of nearshore waves through investigation of observed data, numerical simulations, and image analysis of video footage. Coastal Zone Management: Global Perspectives, Regional Processes, Local Issues brings together a vast range of interdisciplinary data on coastal zones in a concise, yet exhaustive format that will be useful to students, researchers, and teachers.

The book contains several focused sections, all of which include individual chapters written by. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Reeve, Dominic.

Coastal engineering:processes, theory and design practice/Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick and Christopher Fleming. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Written for undergraduate students studying coastal geomorphology, this is the complete guide to the processes at work on our coastlines and the features we see in coastal systems across the world. Accessible to students from a range of disciplines, the quantitative approach of this book helps to build a solid understanding of wave and current processes that shape s: 7.

This book provides a compendium of studies on estuarine dynamics, river plumes, and coastal water dynamics, studies that have investigated the changes in estuarine and coastal zones in response to sea-level rise and other environmental factors, and policy and management strategies to ensure the health and economy of coastal zones.

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Houston, J.R., Interaction of tsunamis with the Hawaiian Islands calcu- lated by a finite-element numerical model. Phys. This book assesses coastal data needs, instrumentation, and analyses, and recommends areas in which more information or. Relationships between coastal processes and properties of the nearshore sea bed In both of the above definitions, the driving forces of sea bed dynamics (waves and currents) play an important role.

The influence of these hydrodynamic factors, through the mechanism of bed shear stresses, set the grains of seabed sediments in motion, thereby. This book is one of the milestone in the field of applications of remote sensing for ocean and coastal environment.

As per the contents, this book covers almost all part of approaches of remote sensing and GIS techniques for measuring and monitoring the ocean and coastal systems. THE BEACH AND THE NEARSHORE The beach and nearshore zone of a coast is a region where the forces of the sea react against the land Motion of the sea supplies energy to the system and the shore absorbed the energy Because of complex physical interaction of air, land and water, coastal zones are unique, very complex and difficult to understand.

processes on sandy coasts, nearshore erosion of cohesive coasts, coastal saltmarshes, aeolian sedi-ment transport and coastal dunes and he has received continuous support in this from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for over 30 years.

He has authored and co-authored many books and papers on the sub. Here, we assess the sources and sinks of POC in the highly dynamic nearshore zone of Herschel Island‐Qikiqtaruk (Yukon, Canada).

Our results show that POC concentrations sharply decrease, from to mg L −1, within the first – m offshore. The Coastal Dynamics Conferences provide a forum for researchers involved in the study of beach and nearshore dynamics. While the focus of these Conferences is relatively narrow, dealing primarily with natural beach and nearshore environments and only with man-made structures to the extent that they influence the neighboring environment, the.

The book is organized in four parts: (1) an overview of coastal engineering, using case studies to illustrate problems; (2) hydrodynamics of the coastal zone, reviewing storm surges, water waves, and low frequency motions within the nearshore and surf zone; (3) coastal responses including equilibrium beach profiles and sediment transport; (4 Reviews: 5.

Coastal zones are fragile environments that support many conflicting uses, particularly in developed countries. To diagnose and mitigate problems, the complex dynamics of coastal zones, especially processes and scales, must be carefully analyzed.

These papers investigate the coexistence of scales and the roles they play in episodic events. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title.

CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of.Back to Coastal Processes in Tideless Seas This book comprehensively addresses the complex physics affecting the movement and distribution of noncohesive sediments.

This long-awaited translation and update of the Russian original describes the results of field research of sand sediment dynamics in the coastal zones of the Black, Baltic.This volume, derived from that symposium, provides a wealth of data on the details on the generation, hydromechanics and sediment interaction of processes operating in beach and nearshore environments.

The subject is treated in such a way as to be of considerable benefit to coastal engineers, sedimentologists and field geologists.