Diffusion Model for Coastline Development

  • Cornelis B. Vreugdenhil


For the global behaviour of a coastline there exists a simple theory which, without going deeply into the physics, can give a useful insight in the consequences of breakwater construction, beach nourishment etc. The approach is originally due to Pelnard-Considère.


Wave Height Sand Transport Beach Nourishment Sand Flux Wave Energy Flux 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelis B. Vreugdenhil
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  1. 1.ENR Computer Services for TechnologyPettenThe Netherlands

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