volume 6, issue 1, P61-97 2016
DOI: 10.12989/ose.2016.6.1.061
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R. Bakhtyar, A. Dastgheib, D. Roelvink, D.A. Barry

Abstract: Abstract. This is the second of two papers on the 3D numerical modeling of nearshore hydro-and morphodynamics. In Part I, the focus was on surf and swash zone hydrodynamics in the cross-shore and longshore directions. Here, we consider nearshore processes with an emphasis on the effects of oceanic forcing and beach characteristics on sediment transport in the cross-and longshore directions, as well as on foreshore bathymetry changes. The Delft3D and XBeach models were used with four turbulence closures (viz.,…

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