Modeling swash zone sediment transport at Truc Vert beach

Arnold Van Rooijen, Ad Reniers, Jaap Van Thiel De Vries, Chris Blenkinsopp, Robert McCall

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Abstract

A one-dimensional hydrostatic version of the XBeach model (Roelvink et al., 2009) is applied to hindcast swash morphodynamics measured during an accretive, and an erosive tide at Le Truc Vert beach (France) in early spring 2008 (Masselink et. al, 2009; Blenkinsopp et al., 2011). Swash hydrodynamics are solved by applying the nonlinear shallow water equations, and sediment transport rates are obtained from a combined intra-wave Nielsen and Bagnold type transport model. Reasonable predictions of morphological change in the swash were obtained. Nevertheless, the model underpredicts the water level setup and/or wave run-up during the accretive tide, which is hypothesized to be related to 2D-effects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2012, ICCE 2012
PublisherCurran Associates
Pages3265-3276
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9780989661119, 9781629931227
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Event33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2012, ICCE 2012 - Santander, Spain
Duration: 1 Jul 20126 Jul 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference
ISSN (Print)0161-3782

Conference

Conference33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2012, ICCE 2012
CountrySpain
CitySantander
Period1/07/126/07/12

Keywords

  • Bed load
  • Le Truc Vert
  • Numerical modeling
  • Sediment transport
  • Suspended load
  • Swash zone
  • XBeach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography

Cite this

Van Rooijen, A., Reniers, A., Van Thiel De Vries, J., Blenkinsopp, C., & McCall, R. (2012). Modeling swash zone sediment transport at Truc Vert beach. In 33rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2012, ICCE 2012 (pp. 3265-3276). (Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference). Curran Associates.