Wave-induced bedload transport - a study of the southern Baltic coastal zone
Aleksandra Dudkowska , Gabriela Gic-Grusza
AbstractThe wave-induced bedload transport and spatial distribution of its magnitude in the southern Baltic coastal zone of Poland are estimated. The vicinity of Lubiatowo was selectedas a representative part of the Polish coast. It was assumed that transport is a function of shear stress; alternative approaches, based on force balances and discharge relationships, were not considered in the presentstudy. Four models were studied and compared over a wide range of bottom shear stress and wind-wave conditions. The set of models comprises classic theories that assume a simplified influence of turbulence on sediment transport (e.g., advocated by authors such as Du Boys, Meyer-Peter and Müller, Ribberink, Engelund and Hansen). It is shown that these models allow to estimate transport comparable to measured values under similar environmental conditions. A united general model for bedload transport is proposed,and a set of maps of wave bedload transport for various wind conditions in the study area ispresented.
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|Journal series||Geologos, ISSN 1426-8981, e-ISSN 2080-6574|
|Publication size in sheets||0.65|
|Keywords in English||sediment transport models, non-cohesive sediments, bottom shear stress, northern Europe|
|Score|| = 14.0, 15-12-2017, ArticleFromJournal|
= 14.0, 15-12-2017, ArticleFromJournal
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