Yukihiko Hasegawa, Masamitsu Kuroiwa, Yuhei Matsubara, Yasushi Icimura, Yoshiyuki Nagaishi


The objective of study is to develop a coastal area model for sandy beach with shore reef such as non-eroded hard bottom. The morphodynamics with exposure and bury of the shore reef are reproduced by advection and diffusion model for suspended sediment concentration. Firstly, model tests associated with sandy beaches with a detached breakwater and groins were carried out in order to investigate the performance of the presented model. Secondly, the presented model was applied to a filed site with both shore reef and sandy beach, the applicability of the model was investigated and discussed.


morphodynamics; beach evolution model;shore-reef

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